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Our Partners


​​The Statewide Medical and Health Exercise template documents are developed with the input, advice, and assistance from key partners. Brief descriptions of those organizations​ are below:

​​California Ambulato​​ry Surgery Asso​ciation

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The California Ambulatory Surgery Association (CASA) is a proactive leader in the Ambulatory Surgery industry, and will advance​ communication and education, appropriate legislative and regulatory actions and continue the​​ enhancement of industry excellence to embrace the challe​nges of the 21st Century. ​​

California Association of Health Facilities

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The California Association of Health Facilities is a non-profit trade association representing skilled-nursing facilities and intermediate-care facilities for people with intellectual disabilities. It is dedicated to providing quality care for the frail, elderly, intellectually disabled and those with chronic mental illness.  ​​​

California Department of Public Health (CDPH)​​

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​​The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) works to protect the public's health in the Golden State and helps shape positive health outcomes for individuals, families and communities. The Department's programs and services, implemented in collaboration with local health departments and state, federal and private partners, touch the lives of every Californian and visitor to the state 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. ​

California Emergency Medical Services Authority (EMSA) ​​

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The EMS Authority is charged with providing leadership in developing and implementing EMS systems throughout California and setting standards for the training​ and scope of practice of various levels of EMS personnel. The EMS Authority also has responsibility for promoting disaster medical preparedness throughout the state, and, when required, coordinating and supporting the state’s medical response to major disasters. Emergency and disaster medical services in California are rooted in the skills and commitment of the first responders, EMTs, nurses, physicians, and administrators who deliver care to the public and operate the system. ​​​

California Hospital Association (CHA)

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The California Hospital Association, representing more than 400 hospitals throughout California, advocates for better, more accessible health care for all Californians. CHA ensures that hospitals will continue to be able to provide exceptional care to patients and comprehensive health services to communities. Established in 1935, CHA provides information, resources, and perspective to state and federal policy makers to inform decisions that affect 40 million Californians. 

California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (CalOES)​​

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​​​Cal OES serves as the state’s leadership hub during all major emergencies and disasters. This includes responding, directing, and coordinating state and federal resources and mutual aid assets across all regions to support the diverse communities across the state. 

California Primary Care Association (CPCA)​​


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CPCA represents more than 1,300 not-for-profit community health centers (CHCs) and Regional Clinic Associations who provide comprehensive, quality health care services, particularly for low-income, uninsured and underserved Californians, who might otherwise not have access to health care. The mission of CPCA is to lead and position community clinics, health centers, and networks through advocacy, education and services as key players in the health care delivery system to improve the health status of their communities. ​​

​​​County of Riverside Emergency Management Department​​

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The County of Riverside Emergency Management Department diligently works to implement a novel, all-hazards approach to emergency management with integrated programs for our Riverside County Operational Area stakeholders. EMD addresses the four phases of emergency management - mitigation, preparation, response and recovery – in a unified manner that creates recognized leadership in the fields of emergency management and emergency medical services. 

End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Network 17​​​​​

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​​In 2015, Health Services Advisory Group (HSAG) acquired End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Network 17, which supports American Samoa, Guam, Hawaii, the Mariana Islands, and Northern California. HSAG provides quality improvement, data management, grievance investigation, technical assistance, and patient and professional education services for nearly 1,400 dialysis providers and over 90,000 dialysis patients across our Network service areas. Our goal is to efficiently and effectively increase the quality of care and quality of life for ESRD patients. 

Inland Counties Emergency Management Agency​​

Inland Counties Emergency Medical AgencyThe Inland Counties Emergency Management Agency’s mission is to ensure an effective system of quality patient care and coordinated emergency medical response by planning, implementing and evaluation an effective emergency medical services (EMS) system including fire departments, public ambulances, prehospital providers, hospitals, and specialty hospitals, such as trauma, stroke and cardiac care hospitals. ​​

John C. Fremont Healthcare District​


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​John C. Fremont Healthcare District serves the Mariposa community (Mariposa County, parts of Madera County [Ahwahnee, Nippinawassee, & Oakhurst], Yosemite National Park, Fish Camp, Coulterville, Greeley Hill and Lake Don Pedro) with healthcare services since 1951. Their mission is to excel in the provision of quality health care services. 

Kaiser Permanente ​​​​

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Kaiser Permanente is recognized as one of America’s leading health care providers and nonprofit health plans. Kaiser Permanente care for members and patients focuses on their total health. Permanente Medical Group physicians, specialists, and teams of caregivers guide all care. Our medical teams are enabled by industry-leading technology and tools for health promotion, disease prevention, care delivery, and chronic disease management.  

​Lake County Public Health ​

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​Lake County Public Health prepares for natural and man-made disasters and disease threats, working collaboratively with other emergency responders, healthcare facilities, and local citizens in order to serve the community. 

Los Angeles County Department of Public Health​​​​


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The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health protects health, prevents disease, and promotes health and well being for all persons in Los Angeles County.​ Their focus is on the Los Angeles County population as a whole, and they conduct activities through a network of public health professionals throughout the community. Every day, the population of Los Angeles is protected by hundreds of public health measures. ​

​​Los Angeles County E​mergency Medical Services Agency​​​

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The Los Angeles County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Agency serves as the lead agency for the emergency medical services system in the County and is responsible for coordinating all system participants in its jurisdiction, encompassing both public and private sectors. In California, counties have been given the primary responsibility for assuring that EMS systems are developed and implemented and for designating a local EMS agency. ​​​​

Mariposa County Health and Human Services Agency​​

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The Mariposa County Health and Human Services Agency’s vision is to enhance well-being in a safe and thriving community.  ​​

Napa County Emergency Medical Services Agency​​​​

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The mission of the Napa County EMS Agency is to incorporate multiple agencies and facilities into a dynamic emergency medical care delivery system that is focused on rapid access, quality assessment, stabilization and transportation when emergency services are necessary. The Napa County EMS Agency is part of the Napa County Public Health Division. The Agency is staffed with dedicated professionals and are committed to bringing the people of ​​Napa County the high level of care they deserve. ​​

​​Plumas County Public Health Agency ​​


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In partnership with the healthcare community, the Plumas County Public Health Agency’s mission is to safeguard and promote the health and welfare of Plumas County residents and visitors by reducing the health and medical impacts of naturally occurring or man-made disasters. Program activities include the Statewide Medical and Health Exercise, which is designed to help healthcare, public health agencies, and their partners exercise their response to unusual health events that may challenge their facilities, personnel, and impact the communities they serve. ​​​

Sacramento County Emergency Medical Services Agency​​​