Development of the Arkansas (AR) Poison Control Center (PCC) Mission Ready Package to Support Continuity of Operations and Surge Utilizing the Emergency Management Assistance Compact (EMAC)


This presentation will describe how Arkansas used the EMAC to address surge capacity needs during emergency response. The presentation will describe 1) how existing AR PCC, ADH, and ADEM partnerships used the EMAC Mission Ready Package (MRP) system to address surge capacity, and 2) the MRP development process as well as the activation procedures and integration of the AR PCC into the state’s response process


Dr. Howell Foster, Director, AR PCC, University of AR for Medical Sciences 

Aaron Adams, Associate Branch Chief, Trauma, Preparedness, and EMS Branch, Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) 

Carol Walton, Operations Branch Manager, Response and Recovery Division, AR Department of Emergency Management (ADEM)

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August, 2016

April 10, 2017

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