CHA News Article

Medical and Health Coordination Center Activates for Southern California Wildfires

Following several wildfires that began in Southern California earlier this week, the California Department of Public Health and the Emergency Medical Services Authority have activated the Medical and Health Coordination Center at Level 1 (low activation). Until further notice, the center will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. Operational areas should follow Emergency Operations Manual guidelines for situation reporting and resource requests, which should be directed to MHCCSITREPS&ResourceRequests@cdph.ca.gov. During normal business hours, questions may be directed to the coordination center at (916) 650-6400; after hours, direct questions to cdphdutyofficer@cdph.ca.gov or emsadutyofficer@emsa.ca.gov.

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