Disaster preparedness initiatives within the Duke region are the responsibility of the Duke Healthcare Preparedness Coalition. The DHPC, now in its seventh year, is funded through a grant administered by the North Carolina Office of Emergency Medical Services and originating from the US Department of Health and Human Services Assistant Secretary of Preparedness and Response (ASPR), additional funding is provided by grants from the Center for Disease Control (CDC, and the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The DHPC is operated by a full-time staff of three; A Regional Coordinator, and two Assistant Coordinators who serve as the NC 400 SMAT Commander / Logistics, and Planning / Finance Officers respectively. The program is headquartered at 100 Golden Drive in Durham, NC. The DHPC service area currently covers Vance, Granville, Person, Caswell, Durham, Robeson and Wake counties.
Hospital and Community Preparedness Program
NC 400 State Medical Assistance Team (NC 400 SMAT)
If you have any questions regarding the Duke Healthcare Coalition, please contact:
Healthcare Preparedness Coordinator