Southwest Florida Healthcare Coalition
Plans & Annexes
Latest documents, plans and annexes from the Southwest Florida Healthcare Coalition.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.