- Joseph Reppucci, MSEM
Acting Hospital Preparedness Program Coordinator
To create and promote a state of readiness and prompt response to protect Rhode Island's healthcare system during an emergency.
The Hospital Preparedness Program maintains and improves the health system capacity and capability to respond to all hazards involving any of Rhode Island’s 15 hospitals, 12 health centers, and 92 nursing homes.
The Hospital Preparedness Program promotes health system and community all-hazards preparedness through education, financial assistance, and training while integrating statewide preparedness activities at the facility level. Funding and guidance for this initiative are provided by the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response/Hospital Preparedness Program.