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Collier Healthcare Emergency Preparedness Coalition (CHEPC)

Collier Healthcare Emergency Preparedness Coalition (CHEPC)

The mission of the Collier Healthcare Emergency Preparedness Coalition (CHEPC) is to promote and enhance the healthcare emergency preparedness and response capabilities of Collier County through collaboration of all coalition members.


Co-Chair:  Dan Summers, Emergency Management

Co-Chair:  Kathleen Marr, Florida Department of Health in Collier County

Secretary/Treasurer:  Scott Wiley, NCH Healthcare System, Inc.


The purpose of the Collier Healthcare Emergency Preparedness Coalition is:

a. Provide a forum for the healthcare community and response agencies at the local level to interact with one another and promote emergency preparedness.
b. Improve overall readiness through coordination of community-wide training and exercises.
c. Identify local healthcare assets available during a response.
d. Identify gaps in the healthcare community’s ability to effectively respond to an incident.

Information about CHEPC and upcoming meetings

Coalition By Laws

Upcoming meeting date:

February 7, 2018