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Final 2020 Novel Virus/Pan Flu Plan

The State Department of Health has released its Final 2020 Novel Virus/Pandemic Influenza Response Plan updated with the latest guidelines from the CDC. A link to the plan is on the Partners Only page.

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TDH Mar. COVID-19 Update

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Department of Health has confirmed one additional case of COVID-19 in Middle Tennessee, bringing the state’s total number of confirmed cases to four. The patient is an adult female in Middle Tennessee. TDH is working closely with local health officials to support the ongoing investigations of COVID-19 cases. The overall […]

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TDH Feb. COVID-19 Update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 28, 2020 CONTACT: Elizabeth Hart 615-741-3446 Elizabeth.Hart@tn.gov NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Tennessee Health Commissioner Lisa Piercey, MD, MBA, FAAP today provided an update on actions underway to ensure Tennessee is prepared for an outbreak of COVID-19. Tennessee does not have any cases of COVID-19 at this time, and the risk to the […]

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Mass Fatality Plan Added

The final version of the Upper Cumberland Mass Fatality Plan has been added to the Planning Documents section of the Partners Only page.

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New ChemPack protocol

The updated ChemPack protocol for 2020 has been posted on the Partners Only page.

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New Documents Added

New documents have been added to the CMP Project page. A report for the first quarter of the project has been posted as well as some contact precaution signs. Others are available at these links:https://spice.unc.edu/resources/nc-standardized-isolation-signagehttps://www.cdc.gov/infectioncontrol/basics/transmission-based-precautions

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Regional Cache Plan

The newest Regional Cache Plan, updated in July 2019, has been added to the website. The cache plan is posted on the Disaster Preparedness page or it can be accessed by clicking on this link: Regional Cache Plan.

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Recent EVS Training

Environmental Hygiene Cleaning & Disinfection Training, sponsored by The Cookeville Regional Charitable Foundation and the Upper Cumberland Healthcare Preparedness Coalition and funded through a grant from the Civil Monetary Penalty Quality Improvement Program that is administered by the Tennessee Department of Health, was held on August 13 & 14 at the Cookeville Higher Education Campus. […]

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CMP Project

Partnership Will Improve Care for Regional Nursing Home Residents Cookeville, Tenn.-  The Cookeville Regional Charitable Foundation and the Upper Cumberland Healthcare Preparedness Coalition are partnering together for a regional project aimed at improving care for nursing home residents by offering Upper Cumberland nursing facilities environmental cleaning and disinfection training and standardized equipment. This project is […]

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New Asset Catalog Added

We have added another new capability to our Partners Only page. A catalog showing all of our regional assets has been added. Log on to the Partners Only page and then click on Asset Catalog to see a listing of regional assets that are available. The procedure for acquiring these assets for use is detailed […]

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