The Network turns competitors into collaborators by bringing together healthcare leaders to build collective preparedness and response capabilities across Western Washington through a variety of critical advisory committees and work groups.

Committee Overview

Acute Infectious Disease Advisory Group

Assists in cooperatively prioritizing and implementing regional planning and response priorities for acute infectious disease incidents. By invitation only. Please contact us if you are interested in participating.

Training & Exercise Advisory Workgroup

Guides the planning and programming of regional trainings and exercises conducted by the Network. It meets quarterly or as-needed, and participation is by invitation only.

Disaster Clinical Advisory Committee

This multi-disciplinary committee provides expert clinical advice on issues such as regional medical surge and crisis standards of care. It is an integral component of an ethical, transparent and clinically-responsible health emergency decision-making structure for King and Pierce counties. This committee also advises the local health officers and other policymakers during health emergencies. This committee meets quarterly and participation is by application only.

State Supply Chain Resiliency Workgroup

Guides the development of sourcing and delivery strategies to address statewide healthcare supply chain vulnerabilities and challenges. Please contact us if you are interested in participating.

Long Term Care Response Team

Provides subject matter expertise regarding LTC systems and special needs of LTC patients. Also provides operational assistance during a response.

Western Washington WATrac Advisory Committee

This multidisciplinary committee is comprise of partners representing agencies participating or contributing to the WATrac System with the purpose of developing common policies, procedures, standards and novel new uses for Washington State Web-based Health and Medical Incident Management System (WATrac).