2006 Statewide Medical-Health Disaster Exercise

The focus for the 2006 Statewide Medical & Health Disaster Exercise will be on patient movement, patient tracking, surge capacity, location and/or allocation scarce resources, coordination with law enforcement, building security and implementation of emergency management plans. This exercise meets the requirements of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) as well as Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) grant requirements to conduct bioterrorism exercises and it is consistent with the annual hospital drill/exercise requirements put forth by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO).