BorderRAC is a not for profit organization that is relied upon to unite regional medical providers and serve as a strategic partner for the Texas legislature, state and local agencies, and most importantly for the health and welfare of our region. We are integral to helping hospitals and other healthcare organizations in emergency preparedness to respond to a wide-scale natural disaster or terrorism attack. We are a healthcare coalition with a comprehensive inter-professional membership of hospitals, EMS, and other healthcare agencies. Our committees work to reduce injury, illness and preventable deaths in the areas of disaster, trauma, stroke, heart disease, pediatrics, and new moms and babies. Our service area represents 40,000 square miles and encompasses the Texas counties of El Paso, Hudspeth and Culberson plus the New Mexico counties of Catron, Dona Ana, Grant, Hidalgo, Luna, Sierra and Otero. Population served: Texas - 874,062 New Mexico – 330,039 Total service area population: 1,205,001 BorderRAC was recognized by the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) as the Emergency Management Agency of the year for representing excellence in emergency management, leadership, and service BorderRAC is the sponsoring organization for the region’s West Texas Medical Reserve Corps. BorderRAC serves as part of the Regional Medical Operations Cell within the Emergency Operations Center for the City of El Paso.. Emergency Medical Task Force (EMTF) 9 program is coordinated through BorderRAC to provide a well-coordinated response, offering rapid professional medical assistance to emergency operation systems during large scale incidents. We plan and participate in city and rural exercises and drills to help prepare for man-made or natural emergencl situations.

Causes: Education, Emergency Relief and Response , Health and Mental Well-being

BorderRAC serves behind the scenes in situations such as the tragic El Paso shooting, deployment of the mobile medical unit to Hurricane Laura and Texas Wild fire response. We work and coordinate with local, state and federal agencies. BorderRAC was incredibly active in the COVID response;distributing over 17 million pieces of PPE (personal protective equipment), supplying durable medical equipment, facilitating the monoclonal antibody infusion center, alternate care site and coordinating supplemental staffing. We continue to provide guidance to long term care facilities.

BorderRAC provides professional continuing education for multiple disciplines: Physicians, RN’s, EMS, and Certified Dietitian. BorderRAC provides free learning opportunities for healthcare professionals to increase knowledge, skills, and competence and to enhance their ability to improve their performance and patient and system- level outcomes to the fullest extent possible.

BorderRAC is very active in community education as well and activities include but are not limited to providing Stop the Bleed classes, Senior Fall Assessments, Hands Only CPR, Bicycle Helmet Fitting and Safety along with other community health fairs. BorderRAC also posts a monthly community spotlight with resources and links in English and Spanish along with frequest posts on social media platforms.

We need your help to continue our mission to improve the health of El Paso.

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