Public Health Emergency Operations Center

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Public Health Emergency Operations Center (PHEOC) - A physical location or virtual space that public health emergency management personnel assemble

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Public Health Emergency Operations Center (PHEOC)

A physical location or virtual space that public health emergency management personnel assemble

Within a PHEOC, emergency management experts:

  • Coordinate operational information and resources
  • Strategically manage public health events and emergencies

Essential Elements of a PHEOC:

  • A facility/location, physical or virtual
  • A body of data and information
  • A set of policies, plans and procedures
  • A roster of skilled, trained personnel
Page last reviewed: September 22, 2017
Content source: Global Health