The Medical Health Operational Area Coordinator (MHOAC) Program is authorized by California Health and Safety Code Section 1797.153. The MHOAC program is responsible for monitoring and ensuring adequate medical and health resources are in place during a local emergency.
During non-emergency operations and the initial phases of an emergency, the MHOAC Program operates through a duty officer mode and is on-call 24/7. The
El Dorado County (EDC) Emergency
Medical Services Agency (EMS) oversees the EDC Medical Health Operational Area Coordination (MHOAC)
Program and works collaboratively with medical and health partners in coodination with the Sheriff's Office of Emergency Services (OES).
The MHOAC Program is responsible for ensuring the operational effectiveness of 17 mandated functions:
MHOAC Program applies the principles and concepts of the Incident Command
System (ICS), Standardized Emergency Management System (SEMS), and the National
Incident Management System (NIMS). MHOAC activities will also be conducted in
accordance with the California Public Health and Medical Emergency OperationsManual (EOM).
reach the MHOAC program by calling: 530-377-3256 or MHOAC@edcgov.us.