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National Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2019

Held every October, National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCSAM) is a collaborative effort between government and industry to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity and to ensure that all Americans have the resources they need to be safer and more secure online. NCSAM 2019 emphasizes personal accountability and stresses the importance of taking proactive steps […]

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Cybersecurity Workshop

Join us as we host a cybersecurity workshop for healthcare information technology specialists. For registration please email name, phone number, email address and facility to SERHCTN@gmail.com

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Joplin Tornado Event

May 22, 2011, Joplin, Missouri was devastated by an EF5 multiple vortex tornado. The effects of the tornado were catastrophic. The quick progression of this event created unique challenges to every response and service agency in the area. This training will highlight the challenges faced for law enforcement, social media, and the pharmaceutical field, as […]

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UCEMSDA Pediatric Conference

Click here for details about the Pediatric Conference coming on October 9, hosted by the Upper Cumberland EMS Director’s Association and sponsored by the Upper Cumberland Healthcare Preparedness Coalition.

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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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Dispatcher In-Service Training

Upper Cumberland 911 Directors Association9th Annual Dispatcher In-Service Date: November 7, 2019 8:00 am – 4:00 pmCost: $50.00 per studentHosted by: Dekalb County Community Complex 712 S. Congress Blvd., Smithville, TNAudience: 911, Police, Fire, EMS, and Rescue Dispatchers Certificates of completion will be provided to each participantCost includes a breakfast snack and Completion CertificateLunch will […]

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Sepsis Awareness Month

Sepsis accounts for at least eight million deaths worldwide each year. Yet, less than 50 percent of the population knows about sepsis. In Tennessee, 75,000 adults and 800 children were hospitalized for sepsis in 2018. Sepsis is the body’s abnormal response to an infection. Common symptoms include fever, chilling, fast heart rate, fast breathing, foggy thinking, […]

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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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