Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan (CEMP) Reviews


Pasco County Emergency Management is responsible for reviewing and approving Emergency Management Plans for licensed healthcare facilities in the County to include:

  • Adult Day Cares
  • Assisted Living Facilities
  • Hospitals
  • Nursing Homes
  • Ambulatory Surgery Centers
  • Intermediate Care Facilities for the Developmentally Disabled
  • Residential Treatment Centers for Children and Adolescents

The facilities are required by the Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) to have an approved Emergency Management Plan to renew their license annually. Florida Statute 252, the Florida Administrative Code, County requirements, and the AHCA Planning Criteria are utilized to support the approval of plans.

For all questions related to healthcare facility plan reviews or healthcare trainings/exercises, please contact the Healthcare Coordinator, Krysta Johnes at

Pasco County Healthcare Ordinance No. 18-28:

Ordinance 18-28 - OEM18-0032