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About EKHPC:

The Eastern Kentucky Healthcare Preparedness Coalition meets to discuss and develop an all-hazards approach to emergencies. These disaster situations may include tornadoes, floods, power outages, pandemic flu, chemical attack and/or spills, and other national or regional events that affect healthcare organizations' operations, including hospitals and nursing facilities. EKHPC members include regional and local emergency managers, hospital management, health planners, and representatives from mental health, long-term care, emergency medical services, Veterans Administration, and fire service, among others.

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