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Regulations and Waivers

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Regional and Local Contact Information:

To the right, you will find a map of the 8 regional healthcare coalitions. Identify in which county your facility resides to determine your designated region.Michigan Regions Map

  • Region 1: Clinton, Eaton, Gratiot, Hillsdale, Ingham, Jackson, Lenawee, Livingston, and Shiawassee Counties

  • Region 2N: Oakland, Macomb, and St. Clair Counties

  • Region 2S: City of Detroit; Monroe, Washtenaw, and Wayne Counties

  • Region 3: Saginaw, Alcona, Iosco, Ogemaw, Arenac, Gladwin, Midland, Bay, Genessee, Tuscola, Lapeer, Sanilac, and Huron Counties

  • Region 5: Allegan, Barry, Calhoun, Branch, St. Joseph, Cass, Berrien, Van Buren, and Kalamazoo Counties

  • Region 6: Clare, Ionia, Isabella, Kent, Lake, Mason, Mecosta, Montcalm, Muskegon, Newaygo, Oceana, Osceola, and Ottawa Counties

  • Region 7: Manistee, Wexford, Missaukee, Roscommon, Benzie, Leelanau, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, Crawford, Oscoda, Antrim, Otsego, Montmorency, Alpena, Presque Ilse, Cheboygan, Emmet, and Charlevoix Counties

  • Region 8: Chippewa, Mackinac, Luce, Schoolcraft, Delta, Alger, Marquette, Dickinson, Menominee, Baraga, Iron, Gogebic, Ontonagon, Houghton, and Keweenaw Counties

Each regional healthcare coalition has a Regional Coordinator that manages the ASPR cooperative agreement for healthcare preparedness activities. Each county has a local Emergency Manager who is responsible for assessing and measuring a local jurisdiction's capability to mitigate against, prepare for, respond to, and recover from emergency and disaster events. At each of the local public health departments, there is a full-time Emergency Preparedness Coordinator who manages the CDC cooperative agreement activities for their jurisdiction.

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Developing Emergency Plans for Your Facility:

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Evacuation Planning Tools & Checklists:

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Hazard Vulnerability Assessment Templates:

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Communications and Response Systems:

  • EMResource. This is an internet-based application which tracks the status of various resources such as bed availability and medical resources. This system provides a communication pathway during day-to-day or emergency situations. EMResource lists the resources within a geographic area and can be constantly monitored, as needed, during a disaster. Long Term Care Bed and Equipment Availability Quick User Guide.

  • MI-TRAIN. A premier learning resource for professionals to quickly find and register for many courses, track learning with personal online transcripts, access valuable materials, course reviews, and to stay informed of the latest trainings for your area of expertise.

  • MI-Volunteer Registry. By adding your name and information to the Registry, you are indicating your willingness to volunteer your time and skills in an emergency. 

  • The Michigan Health Alert Network (MIHAN) is a secure, internet-based, emergency notification system.

  • Priority Communication Services

  • TSP Brochure

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Memoranda of Understanding (MOU) or Mutual Aid Agreements (MOA):

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Incident Command System (ICS) Training Modules:

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