Southwest Florida Healthcare Coalition

Plans & Annexes

Latest documents, plans and annexes from the Southwest Florida Healthcare Coalition.

This plan, which is in effect through 2025 lays out the role of the SWFHCC in supporting coordinated communications and other response efforts between essential partner agencies, institutions, and community-wide emergency response related disciplines throughout the region.

Last updated: February 28, 2024

This plan, which is in effect through 2025, addresses an all-hazards approach to mitigation and preparedness activities by healthcare organizations within the Southwest Florida Healthcare Coalition.

Last updated: February 28, 2024
Radiation Surge Annex

This annex will provide guidance and outline specific incident response, treatment, and the response protocols necessary to properly plan for, manage, and care for patients during a radiological emergency in which the number and severity of exposed or possibly exposed patients challenges the capability of healthcare coalition member facilities.

Last updated: February 3, 2023
Infectious Disease Support Plan

This annex will provide guidance to support a coordinated healthcare response to a range of known and emerging infectious diseases and be adjustable to ensure a tailored activation and response to address varying infectious disease agent and severity scenarios.

Last updated: February 22, 2023

The SWFLHCC in collaboration with local emergency management and healthcare coalition members uses information regarding identified gaps and risks to inform training, exercises and to prioritize preparedness strategies.

Last updated: January 8, 2024

Bylaws are a set of rules and regulations that the Southwest Florida Healthcare Coalition has established to govern its internal operations and management. These bylaws serve as a crucial governing document that outlines the structure, responsibilities, and procedures of the organization. Any changes to bylaws require a formal process needing approval from the Executive Council as governing authority as outlined in the existing bylaws.

Last updated: July 10,2023

This annex provides guidance to support a burn mass casualty incident (BMCI) in which the number and severity of burn patients exceeds the capability of SWFLHCC member facilities.

Last updated: February 22, 2023

The Region 6 healthcare supply chain involves the flow of numerous product types from manufacturer to patient and requires the participation of various stakeholders who work in concert to achieve the goal of meeting patient care needs.

Last updated: May 5, 2021
Continuity of Operations Plan

This Continuity of Operation (COOP) was developed in accordance with the Emergency Management Accreditation Program (EMAP); U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) current guidance for Continuity of Operations/Business Continuity Planning; operational guidelines outlined in the National Incident Management System (NIMS).

Last updated: August 29, 2022
Chemical Surge Annex

This Chemical Surge Annex is an annex to the Southwest Florida Healthcare Coalition’s (SWFL HCC) Preparedness Plan. It is intended to be high-level, identifying the available experts and specialized resources that exist within the SWFL HCC or external to the HCC. Each coalition member organization is encouraged to develop more detailed policies/procedures to support their individual operations.

Last updated: October 20, 2023
Crisis Standard of Care Plan

Crisis Standards of Care are defined as a “substantial change in usual healthcare operations and the level of care possible to deliver due to severe shortages of critical resources causing the delivery system to be overwhelmed”.

The development of the Crisis Standard of Care plan has been developed through cooperation with partnering Healthcare Coalitions and through surveying members.

Last updated: October 13, 2023