The following are links to useful resources and references for Coalition members and stakeholders, including

  • federal grant guidance
  • accreditation and regulatory agencies
  • laws and regulations
  • subject-matter experts
  • professional associations, and
  • select topics of interest


Preparedness Toolkit (by FEMA) Drug Shortages (by FDA)
Primary Guidance and  Funding Sources
Hospital Preparedness Program (HPP)
Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP)
National Accreditation & Federal Regulatory Agencies
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Federal Drug Administration (FDA)- Food
Federal Drug Administration (FDA)- Medical Devices
Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA)
Joint Commission
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NR-EMT)
Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA)
Federal Register
RI General Assembly
Regional SMEs
Connecticut Department of Health
Massachusetts Department of Health
Local SMEs
Rhode Island Association of Emergency Managers (RIAEM)
Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RI-DEM)
Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH)
Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA)
Rhode Island Fire Marshal (OSFM)
Rhode Island Fusion Center
RI Responds/Medical Reserve Corps
National SMEs
American Red Cross (ARC)
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
National Ebola Training and Education Center (NETEC)
Radiation Injury Treatment Network (RITN)
Technical Resources, Assistance Center, and Information Exchange (TRACIE)
World Health Organization (WHO)
Professional Associations
Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP)
American Health Care Association (AHCA)
American Hospital Association (AHA)
American Public Health Association (APHA)
American Society for Health Care Engineering (ASHE)
Association of Healthcare Emergency Preparedness Professionals (AHEPP)
Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC)
Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO)
ESRD Network
International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM)
National Association for Homecare and Hospice (NAHC)
National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)
National Association of State EMS Officials
National Center for Assisted Living
National Emergency Medical Services Information System (NEMSIS)
Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA)
Access and Functional Needs Information for First Responders
Kidney Community Emergency Response (by KCER)
RI Special Needs Emergency Registry (by RIDOH)
Strategic National Stockpile (by ASPR)
Worker Safety (by NIOSH)