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Public Health Preparedness

What is Preparedness?

Preparedness is being aware of events that are likely to occur and taking action to protect yourself and your family during those events. It is the state of being prepared for an emergency before it happens.

Preparedness isn’t just for individuals. It applies to families, workplaces, schools, governments, communities. 

Now more than ever disasters are more widespread both in geography and in frequency. While some disasters are more likely to occur in our four county district than others, preparing in advance ensures you will have the right resources and plans in place to protect and even reunite with your family.

Are you prepared for…

  • Tornados
  • Floods/Flash Floods
  • Earthquakes
  • Ice/Snow Storms
  • Mudslides
  • Outbreaks
  • Wild Fires
  • Terrorism
  • Man-made disasters

For more information on how you can be prepared please review the links below. It could save your life!