Regional Healthcare Preparedness Coalition

The Regional Healthcare Preparedness Coalition (RHPC) is the preparedness committee of SETRAC. Our mission is to provide collaborative planning and response using a multi-disciplinary approach using resulting in a stronger regional medical infrastructure…more

Catastrophic Medical Operations Center

The Catastrophic Medical Operations Center (CMOC) is a collaboration of healthcare, special needs, EMS transportation, and public health specialists working together under a NIMS compliant structure within the Unified Area Command to address ESF 8 services of a multi-geographical region…more

The SouthEast Texas Regional Advisory Council would like to welcome you to the most proactive disaster preparedness healthcare coalition in the state, the Regional Healthcare Preparedness Coalition (RHPC). Coalition members include among others local and regional Emergency Management, Fire & EMS, Hospitals, Skilled Nursing, Assisted Living, Hospice, dialysis and home health who meet every other month to discuss planning efforts and regional events. We are honored to include you in our efforts to enhance the disaster preparedness of the healthcare community in our region. Based on the physical address of the facility/agency, you are part a geographical corridor from the region. Please refer to the SETRAC regional corridor map below for your information. The corridor group meets every other month to streamline and discuss planning efforts and regional events. For meeting dates and times, please visit https://www.setrac.org/regional-healthcare-preparedness-coalition and choose the corresponding corridor.

Corridor Boundaries Description

North Corridor – Includes the counties of: Nacogdoches, San Augustine, Sabine, Angelina, San Jacinto, Polk, Tyler, Jasper, and Newton.

East Corridor – Includes the counties of: Hardin, Liberty, Chambers, Jefferson, Orange, and portions of Harris County that are outside Loop 610 and North of Hwy 225 and East of Hardy Toll Road.

South Corridor – Includes counties of: Ft Bend, Brazoria, Matagorda, Wharton, Galveston, and portions of Harris County outside Loop 610 and East of 288 and South of Hwy 225.

West Corridor – Includes counties of: Colorado, Austin, Waller, Montgomery, Walker and portions of Harris County outside Loop 610 and West of 288 up to Hardy Toll Road.

Downtown Corridor – Includes Harris County within Loop 610.

SETRAC Coalition Agreement

Benefits of Becoming a Member: Completing the coalition agreement will make the facility/agency a member of the healthcare coalition, and will allow full participation in meetings, drills, exercises, trainings and technical assistance. The agreement and related participation can be used towards CMS compliance goals relating to community outreach and engagement, by adding a copy of the finalized agreement in the MOU section of the EOP plan, as a member of an active regional healthcare coalition. To get your SETRAC agreement, please click on the link above, complete the facility/agency identifiers and submit. An automatic reply will be generated with a copy of the agreement and your signature. A final copy of the agreement with SETRACs’ CEO signature will be sent to the email on file within 7 days. The agreement has no cost associated with it and is needed for all membership tiers, however the organization does have a choice to opt in for the higher tier membership for a small fee. For additional details on the difference between grant funded membership (no cost) vs paid, please click on the following Link: List of Full Benefits for Coalition Membership

SETRAC Coalition Stakeholder Engagement Visit

To schedule a technical assistance visit by the SETRAC Special Populations team (at the facility/agency address or virtually), please complete the Engagement visit request link above while choosing the time slot that works best, directly from the form. An automatic reply will be received after form submission and a SETRAC Special Populations coordinator will reach out separately within 3 days to discuss the details of the visit and what discussions the organization is looking to explore for planning purposes. If the time slots available online are not feasible, please reach out to our Special Populations Coordinator directly for additional information. Please note that a current agreement will need to be completed before a scheduled visit can take place.

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