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State Public Health and Medical Plans

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Core Mission Implementation Plans: The Public Health and Medical Appendix to the State Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan (CEMP) establishes 11 core missions for public health and medical system during response. Specific plans and procedures addressing the implementation of the core missions during response are in this category.

Core Mission 1: Support local assessment and identification of public health and medical needs in impacted counties.

Core Mission 2: Coordinate and support stabilization of the public health and medical system in impacted counties.

Core Mission 3: Support sheltering or persons with medical and functional needs.

Core Mission 4: Monitor and coordinate resources to support care and movement of persons with medical and functional needs.

Core Mission 5: Support monitoring, investigating, and controlling potential or known threats and impacts to human through surveillance, delivery of medical countermeasure and non-medical interventions.

Core Mission 6: Support monitoring, investigating, and controlling potential or known threats to human health of environmental origin.

Core Mission 7: Develop, disseminate and coordinate accurate and timely public health and medical information.

Core Mission 8: Monitor need for coordinate resources to support fatality management services.

Core Mission 9: Monitor need for coordinate resources to support disaster behavioral health services.

Core Mission 10: Support responder safety and health needs.

  • Responder Safety & Health Plan
  • Responder Management Plan

Core Mission 11: Provide public health and medical technical assistance and support.

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