HEMBC provides expertise, education, tools, and support for the BC health authorities to effectively mitigate, prepare for, respond to, and recover from the impacts of emergency events; ensuring the continuity of health services.
HEMBC staff work across the province, directly with facilities and programs to support a range of activities, including:
- Development of emergency plans
- Training and education
- Emergency exercises
- Emergency response
- After action / lessons learned process.
In addition, HEMBC provides Fire Safety services to Fraser Health, Providence Health Care, the Provincial Health Services Authority and Vancouver Coastal Health.