Emergency Planning and Disaster Preparedness

Emergency Services

Always Prepared

The Emergency Preparedness program combines the efforts of all aspects of Public Health Preparedness. It is the purpose of this department to help prepare the general public, our agency, and community partners for public health emergencies.

Hazard Planning Services

Services to help you and your loved ones in your time of need.

All Hazard Planning

The health department is planning for all types of emergencies. Public Health Emergencies consist of:
Disease Outbreaks
Food-Borne Illness
Weather Emergencies

Local Emergency Planning Committee

The health department helps to plan for the coordinated response with first responding agencies to extremely hazardous materials accidents. Hazardous materials spills can occur in a factory or business place, on the roads as a result of a transportation accident, or on a farm during pesticide application.

5th District Medical Response Coalition

The 5th District Medical Response Coalition is a group of agencies joined together to ensure a coordinated medical response in the event of an emergency. This coalition consists of over 80 members from Emergency Management, Hospitals, EMS, Public Health and other Public Service Agencies such as the Red Cross and Community Mental Health.

Natural Disasters and Severe Weather Education

When temperatures drop significantly below normal, staying warm and safe can be a challenge. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has some great resources to keep you healthy during colder months.

Disaster Preparedness and Safety

Quick links and resources to keep your household safe.

Carbon Monoxide (CO) Poisoning

If you don’t have a battery-powered or battery back-up CO alarm, now is a great time to buy one. More than 400 people die each year in the US from unintentional, non-fire related CO poisoning.

American Red Cross

After a disaster, letting your family and friends know that you are safe and well can bring your loved ones great peace of mind. This website is designed to help make that communication easier.

Fire Safety

Prevent fires on your home and property by being prepared, informed and safe.

Michigan Prepares

Emergencies are often unpredictable and can greatly impact our day-to-day routines, communication, health, and safety. The more time you spend learning about how to take simple steps to prepare and understand the threats that face Michigan, the better off you will be when an emergency does occur.

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