Preparedness Planning - Healthcare Facility Annual Contact

The Maricopa County Department of Public Health (MCDPH), Office of Preparedness and Response is the Public Health & Medical Lead and the designated local Emergency Preparedness Contact for healthcare facilities in Maricopa County.

To establish initial and ongoing annual communication with MCDPH Office of Preparedness and Response:

  • Submit your facility information to MCDPH Office of Preparedness and Response:
    • Emergency Response Plan(s)
    • Facility Name, Address, Phone and Fax Numbers
    • Point of contact information for your facility
  • The preferred submission method is electronic; send to OPR@mail.maricopa.gov 
    SUBJECT Line:  Healthcare Facility Annual Contact Submission
  • Submissions can also be sent by FAX or general mail delivery to:
     Annual facility submission is based on the contact date for the previous year.

    FAX:(602) 372-2656
    General Mail:ATTN:  Healthcare Branch
    MCDPH – Office of Preparedness & Response
    4041 North Central Ave. – Suite 600
    Phoenix, AZ   85012

Once your submission is processed, the Office of Preparedness and Response will provide you with our Annual Letter of Contact and a signed Annual Contact Confirmation Form to the listed Point of Contact for your compliance verification. A sample of these document is provided below:

For more information on Preparedness Planning, visit our website.

For information on Emergency Preparedness Training and Exercises please visit the Arizona Coalition for Healthcare Emergency Response (AzCHER) website.