The Public Health Services Department is responsible for making sure a system is in place to address emergency services that will keep residents of the county safe during individual emergencies and disasters.
The Public Health Emergency Preparedness program provides:
- Guidance: Annual evidence-based guidance to ensure state and local jurisdictions have the most current information to better protect their communities
- Technical Assistance: Operational know-how to ensure state and local public health departments are ready to respond
- Evaluation: Measurement and evaluation of states’ capabilities to prepare for any public health emergency