The general membership of the Northeast Florida Healthcare Coalition are made up of multi-discipline, multi-jurisdictional partners. These include public, private and governmental agencies that are a part of the overall healthcare system in the six county region. Disciplines include, but are not limited to: Health Providers, Medical First Responders, Public Health officials, Emergency Management, to name a few.
The Coalition aims for active involvement from the following health and medical system partners within the Coalition’s boundaries:
- Emergency Management agencies*
- Emergency Medical System (EMS) agencies (public and private, including Fire Department-based)*
- Federally Qualified Health Centers and Community Health Centers
- Nursing Homes, Assisted Living Facilities, and Group Homes
- Dialysis and ambulatory surgical agencies
- Blood banks, stand-alone medical laboratories and poison control agencies
- Medical Examiners and funeral homes
- Mental health/behavioral health providers
- Healthcare associations and professional medical associations
- Pharmacies and pharmacy associations
- Primary care providers and walk-in clinics
- Higher education agencies directly involved in healthcare profession education
- Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) units
- Volunteer organizations with a health and medical mission (Red Cross or similar)
- Community organizations with a health and medical mission
- Faith-based or non-profit organizations
- Private organizations with a health and medical system role
The overarching goal of the NEFLHCC is to minimize the impacts of a disaster to the overall public health network through a framework of regional planning and coordination. Members benefit by receiving information, access to and resources for disaster planning, training and exercises.
If interested in recieiving additional information about the Coalition , its functions or mission, please contact an Executive Board member or use the Contact page for your request.