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Suncoast Disaster Healthcare Coalition

Suncoast Disaster Healthcare Coalition

suncoast-v2-newThe mission of the Suncoast Disaster Healthcare Coalition is to support the local healthcare community and other response agencies to collaboratively plan for, respond to, and recover from all-hazards emergencies, by promoting intra-regional cooperation and sharing of resources.


CHAIR: Linda Landry, Volunteer with Charlotte County Emergency Management Office
VICE CHAIR: Carol (CJ) Jeffers, Florida Department of Health in Sarasota County
TREASURER: Aimee Fike, Florida Department of Health in Charlotte County
MEMBER AT LARGE: Bruce Gottschalk, SWFL Regional Disaster Medical Team

The purpose of the Suncoast Disaster Healthcare Coalition is:

  • To foster coordinated communication between local, regional, and state healthcare entities on community‐wide emergency planning, response, and recovery.
  • To improve overall readiness through coordination of community‐wide training and exercises.
  • To identify local healthcare assets that may be available for a response.
  • To identify and mitigate gaps in the healthcare community’s ability to effectively respond to an incident.
  • To receive and disperse grant funding for healthcare preparedness efforts.

Information about Suncoast Healthcare Coalition and upcoming meetings

By LawsPublication1Spending and Reimbursement Policy


Request For Funding Application

*All funding requests due 30 days prior to next meeting

Upcoming Meeting Dates

January 25, 2018 @ 2pm at the Sarasota EOC

April 12, 2018 @ 2 pm

Location TBA

Or Dial In at 877-885-3221 passcode 7620188


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