The State Medical Response System (SMRS) falls under ESF-8 (Public Health and Medical Services), which is activated during a declared disaster by the Governor of the State of Mississippi. The SMRS Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) coordinates the State Emergency Support Functions (ESF) which provides assistance and coordination of local resources in response to public health and disaster medical care needs.
The University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) is a co-primary response agency under ESF 8. During declared state disasters, UMMC will:
If you would like to join our Disaster Response Teams, please visit:
2500 North State Street
Jackson, MS 39216
General Information: 601-984-1000
Patient Appointments: 888-815-2005