Regional Public Health Emergency Preparedness: The Experience of Massachusetts Region 4b

This article describes the formation of Region 4b, an emergency preparedness region in Massachusetts, and how the region came together to work on emergency preparedness issues. It also examines the organizational, financial, and planning challenges associated with organizing these towns as a unified entity.

Available online: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2430641/

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  • Preparedness / Emergency Response: This article describes the formation of Region 4b, an emergency preparedness region in Massachusetts, and how the region came together to work on emergency preparedness issues.