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Prepare. | Practice. | Participate.Emergencies Happen, often when least expected. Tornadoes ravage neighborhoods.
How can I prepare myself for a public health emergency?
Know how to connect. Create a communication plan that will help you connect with your family in the event of a public health emergency. Fill out an emergency assistance card for every family member and carry a copy at all times. Emergency Assistance Card (pdf) | Spanish Emergency Card (pdf)
Know what to expect. Learn about potential disasters, knowing about potential threats that you may experience will help you become prepared. Public Health Emergencies
Where can I find out more information?
There are many agencies working to prepare individuals for all types of emergencies. Department of Homeland Security | American Red Cross
For information in other languages. Emergency & Community Health Outreach (ECHO)
Return to Family and Community Preparedness | Return to Health Emergency Information