CMS Emergency Preparedness

If you are interested in attending any upcoming training or participating in a community-wide exercise, please call Tracey at 903-798-3043 or send an email to get added to our distribution list.

Health Sector Emergency Preparedness Course Information

Recently, Piney Woods Regional Advisory Council (RAC -G) hosted training taught by FEMA on the CMS Final Ruling. Follow the link below to the course information:

Tools for Planning and Conducting Relevant Exercises for Health Care Facilities

Are you required to conduct Emergency Preparedness Drills/Exercises for your Facility? Follow the link below for helpful tools to assist you in the process: 

Need Help with Your Emergency Operations Plan?

Brought to you by HHS ASPR, the Technical Resources, Assistance Center, and Information Exchange (TRACIE) was created to meet the information and technical assistance needs of regional ASPR staff, healthcare coalitions, healthcare entities, healthcare providers, emergency managers, public health practitioners, and others working in disaster medicine, healthcare system preparedness, and public health emergency preparedness. TRACIE includes many templates, tools, and resources regarding all preparedness topics.

Find the help you need:

Tracie - Healthcare Emergency Preparedness Information Gateway
Texas Health and Human Services

Texas Health and Human Services (HHS) Emergency Preparedness Resources and Information page.