Public Health Emergency - Leading a Nation Prepared
NDMS Trauma and Critical Care Teams (TCCTs) provide critical, operative, and emergency care to help people in the wake of natural and man-made disasters and public health emergencies. TCCT members are medical professionals deployed at the request of local authorities to supplement federal, state, local, tribal and territorial resources. Whether they are deploying in the wake of a tornado or responding to a terrorist attack, TCCTs provide people the life-saving or life-sustaining care the community needs.
Often deployed to catastrophic situations, TCCT team members work tirelessly in harsh conditions to provide medical care and support when it is needed most.
TCCT teams deploy as 9, 10, 28, or 48-person units each with the capacity to conduct specific trauma related actions, including but not limited to:
Home | Contact Us | Accessibility | Privacy Policies | Disclaimer | HHS Viewers & Players | HHS Plain Language
Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR), 200 Independence Ave., SW, Washington, DC 20201
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services | USA.gov |
HealthCare.gov in Other Languages