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During a state declared environmental, health or medical disaster, the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) has been identified as the primary coordinating agency under the�Oklahoma State Emergency Operations Plan. �During other declared disasters, OSDH is responsible for ensuring coordination of the public health and medical needs of the affected jurisdiction(s). �In addition, OSDH is the agency responsible for administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Hospital Preparedness Program (HPP) grant in the State of Oklahoma.�

Hospitals and medical systems are recognized as integral players in responding to public health and medical disasters. �Because of this, OSDH works closely with these partners statewide to ensure an effective response. �Efforts have been put in place to provide training, resources and guidance to increase the overall preparedness of our state.

Oklahoma Public Health and Medical Response System Overview [PDF, 34 KB]

 

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