Community Health Centers and Private Providers

Community health centers and private health care providers play an essential role in planning for and responding to a citywide public health emergency. Below, you can get information, tools and resources to improve mitigation, response and recovery during emergencies.

To learn more about how you can receive specific programs or tools for your facility, email

Primary Care Emergency Preparedness

The Community Health Care Association of New York State links federally-qualified health centers to community organizations and NYC emergency response agencies so they can collectively plan for and respond to disasters. This includes:

  • Risk assessment and emergency planning
  • Emergency management policies and procedures
  • Communication plan compliance with state and federal laws
  • Training and exercises

Additional Resources

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