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Life Safety

Decontamination Training Centers

MHA has facilitated the development of regional decontamination training centers in six nonurban Missouri communities to assist health care providers with meeting operations-level decontamination training for front-line staff. The training facilities are equipped with materials for training and real-world response for hospital staff, as well as external health staff.

Below are the locations of the five training facilities in Missouri. For more information, contact a representative listed below.

National Fire Protection Agency’s Life Safety Code



The American Society for Healthcare Engineering developed a webinar for Missouri hospitals outlining changes relative to CMS’ adoption of the 2012 edition of the National Fire Protection Agency’s Life Safety Code.

This webinar is for MHA members only.

access the webinar


Health Care Coalitions

Health care coalitions are promoted as a method to prepare for and respond to incidents among diverse health care organizations within a geographic region. MHA facilitates health care emergency preparedness planning efforts in the nonurban Missouri Planning Regions.

LEARN MORE about Health care coalitions

Contact An Expert

Carissa Van Hunnik

Carissa Van Hunnik

Manager of Emergency Preparedness/Coalition Administrative Liaison

Send Email

573-893-3700 | ext. 1329

Kara Amann Kale

Kara Amann-Kale

Director of Hospital Preparedness Programs

Send Email

573-893-3700 | ext. 1402

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