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The Imperial County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Agency is found within the Community Health Division at the Public Health Department. The EMS Program convenes a monthly Interagency Health Emergency Local Preparedness Committee (IHELP) meeting to work with community partners and stakeholders on public health preparedness issues.

Participants include:

  • Pioneers Memorial Hospital
  • El Centro Reginal Medical Center (ECRMC)
  • Imperial County Office of Emergency Services (OES)
  • Customs and Border Protection
  • Imperial Irrigation District (IID)
  • American Red Cross
  • Clinicas de Salud del Pueblo, Inc.
  • Imperial County Office of Education (ICOE) among others.

The EMS Staff also coordinates trainings and courses such as a Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) course which is offered to improve awareness, notification, coordination, response, and recovery from of chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, or explosive event.