The purpose of the Jasper/Newton County Emergency Healthcare Coalition is to facilitate enhanced preparedness for community emergencies that impact the community health.
The J/NC-EHC is made up of members of the health, medical, special needs/support agencies and other support agencies in the Joplin-Jasper- (Northern) Newton County area.
The J/NC-EHC is responsible for reviewing and recommending changes to the larger Joplin/Jasper County Local Emergency Operations Plan (LEOP), to the following Annexes:
• Annex M of the Joplin/Jasper County Local Emergency Operations Plan (Health and Medical)
• Other Annexes impacting community health response
The Jasper/Newton County Emergency Healthcare Coalition will work with each member agency to review individual agency emergency response plans to ensure a coordinated response to community emergencies impacting community health. Jasper/Newton County Emergency Healthcare Coalition will work with member agencies to determine the need for and plan exercise activities for medical emergencies, as appropriate.
Meeting Dates and Times:
Jasper/Newton County Emergency Healthcare Coalition
Meets every other month at 1530 hours. Location varies and will be announced prior to any meeting.