National Association of Community Health Centers, Inc.®
R i s k M a n a g e m e n t I n f o r m a t i o n B u l l e t i n # 1 1
I n f o r m a t i o n B u l l e t i n # 1 1
National Association of
Community Health Centers, Inc.®
For more information contact
Jacqueline C. Leifer, Esq. or
Marcie H. Zakheim, Esq.
Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP
2001 L Street NW
Washington DC 20036
Telephone: (202) 466-8960
Fax: (202) 293-8103
Malvise A. Scott
Vice President, Programs and Planning
National Association of Community
Health Centers, Inc.
7200 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 210
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
Telephone (301) 347-0400
Fax (301) 347-0459
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Implementing an Emergency
Management Plan for
Your Health Center
Emergency management (“EM”) – planning, developing, implementing,
and executing a comprehensive system of procedures designed to ensure
an organization’s effective response to natural and manmade disasters
affecting its environment of care – is vitally important to all organizations.
This is particularly true for health centers because they provide critical preven-
tive and primary health care and related services to underserved populations
with few or no health care alternatives. Given today’s political and social envi-
ronments, a health c