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Department Emergency Coordinator Programs

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The Department Emergency Coordinator (DEC) program is responsible for disaster and emergency preparedness, readiness and planning.  It assists management in identifying emergency preparedness needs, provides a link between the Department Operations Center (DOC) and County Emergency Operations Center (CEOC), provides training opportunities to staff and health services stakeholders, and ensures that the Department has an approved Emergency Coordination plan. 

The DEC Program is responsible for the support and coordination of all healthcare stakeholders, both public and private in coordination with the Medical and Health Operational Area Coordination (MHOAC) Program in conjunction with the California Medical and Health Emergency Operational Manual (EOM).