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Emergency Preparedness

Proper preparation and response may be critical during a public health emergency. At Cobb & Douglas Public Health, we provide training and resources for our partners, as well as education and instruction for community members, to ensure our community is prepared for the unexpected.  We collaborate with every level of emergency management — local, state, and federal — developing effective strategies and relaying the most current information to our residents.

Our Center for Emergency Preparedness & Response is always preparing for the unexpected.

What do we do?

  • We coordinate response during public health emergencies.
  • We prepare, train and collaborate with local, state, and federal partners to respond appropriately to public health emergencies.
  • During natural disasters, epidemics, or other public health threats CDPH coordinates essential responder efforts to ensure our community receives necessary information, medication, support and resources.
  • We provide emergency preparedness and response training and education for partners and community members to ensure that our community is ready for the unexpected.

FEMA Video: Personal Preparedness – Preparing Makes Sense

This short instructional video explains the key steps to emergency preparedness, including: being informed, making a plan, building a kit, and getting involved.