Emergency Plan Acronyms

Acronyms used in the emergency response plan and what they mean
Acronym What it means

CBRN(E)

Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear (Explosive)

CDC

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CEMC

Community Emergency Management Coordinator

CFIA

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

CMOH

Chief Medical Officer of Health

EMO

Emergency Management Ontario (Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services)

EMU

Emergency Management Unit (Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care)

EOC

Emergency Operations Centre

FAD

Foreign Animal Disease

FIPPA

Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act

HPPA

Health Protection and Promotion Act

HSEMB

Health System Emergency Management Branch (MOHLTC)

IAP

Incident Action Plan

JECG

Joint Emergency Control Group (upper and lower-tier municipalities)

MECG

Municipal Emergency Control Group

MOE

Ministry of the Environment

MFIPPA

Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act

MOH

Medical Officer of Health

MOHLTC

Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care

OAHPP

Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion

OHA

Ontario Hospital Association

OMAFRA

Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

OHSA

Occupational Health and Safety Act (Ministry of Labour)

PHAC

Public Health Agency of Canada

PHIPPA

Personal Health Information Protection Act

PPE

Personal Protective Equipment

PUI

Person Under Investigation