Federal Medical Station (FMS) Program in New Mexico
The Federal Medical Station (FMS) Program is a Federal, deployable medical asset designed to support regional, state, local and Tribal health care agencies responding to catastrophic events.
The FMS Program is designed to address the following:
- Inpatient, non-acute treatment capability for areas where hospital bed capacity has been exceeded.
- A special needs shelter for displaced persons with chronic diseases, limited mobility, or behavioral health requirements.
- Support to quarantine mission isolating persons suspected of being exposed to or affected by a highly contagious disease.
FMS Fact Sheets