Disasters can happen at any time and hospitals serve as a valuable resource by preparing their staff, facilities and the community for an emergency. Through workshops, training and strategic partnerships, the Florida Hospital Association equips hospitals with the knowledge and tools to effectively prepare for and manage an emergency.
Emergency Resources The Florida Hospital Association (FHA) provides a strong, effective voice for Florida's hospital community, advocating to improve access to affordable, quality health care for all Floridians.
FHA serves as the Florida Department of Health's organizational lead for hospital response in times of disasters and in preparing for any public health emergency. FHA's emergency response team staffs the state emergency operations center to deliver real-time response to impacted hospitals. FHA coordinates the safe movement and placement of patients and serves as a communication hub for critical information to members while working with our federal and state partners to ensure Florida's hospitals have the resources they need in time of crisis. Planning Resources