Emergency Preparedness and Response
What is a public health emergency?
An event, either natural or manmade, that creates a health risk to the public.
Types of Public Health Emergencies
- Extreme weather conditions and natural disasters
- Deliberate releases of biological and chemical agents or radiological threats
- Epidemics and pandemics of influenza and other communicable diseases
Public Health Emergency Preparedness Hot Topics
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Join Oklahoma Medical Reserve Corps (#OKMRC). OKMRC provides citizens training for swift response after a disaster strikes.
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Prepare Your Family
Be aware of and prepare for your family’s unique needs in an emergency. Make a family plan in advance and build a readiness kit. (Click the images below for more information from Ready.Gov).
Disaster & Flooding Resources
Emergency Action Plan for Retail Food Establishments