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About Us


Who we serve

The WKYHCC comprises 24 counties:
Ballard, Caldwell, Calloway, Carlisle, Christian, Crittenden, Daviess, Fulton, Graves, Hancock, Henderson, Hickman, Hopkins, Livingston, Lyon, Ohio, Marshall, McCracken, McLean, Muhlenberg, Todd, Trigg, Union, and Webster counties.  
  • Serve as the vehicle to prioritize the use of federal grant funds and coalition purchases to improve members healthcare preparedness efforts 
  • Support healthcare agencies during the response and recovery phases of an emergency or disaster incident
  • Coordinate the planning, organization, equipping, training, exercise, and evaluation activities to assist in the development and maintenance of necessary capabilities and skills for an effective response and recovery
  • Facilitate information and resource sharing between local, regional, and state entities
  • Promote and coordinate emergency preparedness efforts of the coalition members' organizations

Our Purpose


Training & Exercises

The WKYHCC offers and hosts training needed to improve regional capabilities and to continue to provide education for key preparedness and response personnel in our region.

Training and exercises include:

  • Patient Evacuation

  • Preparedness & Response Planning

  • Incident Command Systems

  • Mass Fatality Management

  • Communication Drills

  • Active Shooter

  • Patient Tracking/Transportation


As a WKYHCC member, your facility has the ability to borrow and house coalition assets. In the event of an emergency, assets can be requested from the Coalition Coordinator and can be mobilized during the event.

Our coalition has properties including:
  • Mobile Hospitals
  • Patient Tracking Capabilities
  • Generators
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Heating/Cooling Units
  • Light Towers
  • Communication Capabilities including Plum Cases, HAM Radios, Antennas, etc.  

Meeting Information

Meetings are held the third Thursday in the months of February, May, August, and November.

For more information on meeting dates, times, and locations, contact WKYHCC Coordinators BJ Newbury, Casey Clark, or Vickie Siedel.  
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