Member Benefits

Membership in the District 9 Healthcare Coalition is open to all entities or individuals that agree to work collaboratively on healthcare preparedness, mitigation, emergency response and recovery activities.

  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with other healthcare entities and emergency preparedness officials throughout the district and state
  • Streamlined information and resource sharing
  • Participation in district hazard vulnerability assessments and threat and hazard identification risk assessments
  • Compliance with the new CMS Emergency Preparedness Rule and all regulatory accreditation standards
  • Healthcare intelligence, surveillance, and improved situational awareness with evolving incidents in the District and State
  • Improved communication coordination
  • Coordinated district drills, trainings and exercises that test organizational and district capabilities
  • Free education opportunities for healthcare entity staff and/or facility
  • Enhanced visibility within the community promoting whole community preparedness