Southeast Regional
Healthcare Coalition

Keeping Our Region Prepared For Emergencies

About the Coalition

SERHC Tennessee | Southeast Regional Healthcare Coalition
The mission of The Southeast Regional Healthcare Coalition (SERHC) is to support the development of cooperative partnerships in order to promote and enhance the well-being of the community’s healthcare system through coordinated disaster preparedness, education, public information, response/ recovery activities, and sharing of resources.


Save the dates for 2023 SERHC Meetings:

Tuesday June 6th

 Tuesday August 22nd

Tuesday December 12th

Emergency Operations Center


The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security will be hosting four in-person Beginner Terrorism Liaison Officer/2 hr. sessions in Memphis, TN (March 21, 2023), Nashville, TN (March 22, 2023), Knoxville, TN (March 28, 2023) and Chattanooga, TN (March 29,2023). This a basic class for individuals interested in becoming TLO’s for their agencies. See the attached flyer which outlines the specifics of a TLO. If you are interested in the beginner class, please register at the link provided below. For additional information please contact any of the Department of Safety  Homeland Security Agents or you can email me at

Registration Link:



The Office of General Counsel is hosting a webinar on public records, subpoenas, and HIPAA Hybrid. Please join us on Monday, March 27 from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. CT to learn about the Tennessee Public Records Act and how to handle public records requests. Paige Edwards, Deputy General Counsel, will be presenting on the Tennessee Public Records Act. OGC attorneys will join Paige to discuss confidentiality of records in general and the subpoena process.

Sara Warner, Privacy Officer for TDH, will also be providing a general overview of HIPAA and the Department’s designation as a HIPAA Hybrid entity.

The webinar will be conducted in Andrew Johnson Tower (Nashville), Conference Room 5A, and it will be recorded.

To register for this webinar, click the following link:,LzG4ymvIn0-SdO2QYT0CHg,Cd1GTOZZ5kuiBxjWvT_cNA,PlVl4wkPoUOXhqs5BadpUA,SIOrl0s-1EqJ5ct51m7gqQ,4-y3HAsZRUGj_T6OGzQDdA?mode=read&tenantId=f345bebf-0d71-4337-9281-24b941616c36&webinarRing=gcc

SERHC Partners

Southern Tennessee Regional Health System Winchester
Southern Tennessee Regional Health System Sewanee
NHC Healthcare- Athens
CHI Memorial
Life Care Centers of America
Tennessee Department of Health
Life Bridges
University of TN Chattanooga
Emergency Preparedness
TN Southeastern EMS Director's Assn
Starr Regional
Health Center at Standifer Place
Siskin Hospital
Rhea Medical
TN Dept of Mental Health
Medical Reserve Corps
Home Health Care of East TN
Home Care Solutions
Hamilton County
Fresenius Kidney Care
Erlanger Health System
Children's Hospital at Erlanger
Chattanooga Kidney Centers
Chattanooga Fire Dept
Amateur Radio

Contact Us

Virginia Wolverton
Virginia Wolverton

Regional Healthcare Coordinator


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Ken Tartar
Ken Tartar

Regional Healthcare Coordinator