Public Health Preparedness

Overview
Disasters can happen anywhere and anytime.  In Douglas County we are at risk for a variety of disasters, including severe weather, winter storms, flooding, pandemic influenza, terrorism, or chemical spills.

In order to respond effectively and efficiently during a disaster, it is important to be prepared.  Douglas County Department of Health and Human Services is actively working to be prepared to respond to emergencies when they occur.  We also hope that you will take steps to become prepared in order to protect your family and loved ones.

Get Ready!
This PSA emphasizes four building blocks of preparedness- Be Informed, Make a Plan, Build a Kit and Get Involved. Get ready!