The purpose of the health department’s emergency preparedness program is to improve the department’s ability to respond to threats to public health, including acts of bioterrorism, hazmat incidents, natural disasters, and potential disease outbreaks.
The health department:
Disaster Preparedness Calendar(PDF, 569KB) (screen reader version(PDF, 401KB))
Make a Disaster Plan
Build a Disaster Kit
Make a Family Communication Plan(PDF, 139KB)
Fred the Preparedness Dog (resources and activities for children, parents, teachers)
When you think of emergency responders, public health might not immediately come to mind. But history has shown that biological attacks on our population can be just as deadly and disruptive – perhaps even more so -- as natural disasters and mass shootings. Read more.(PDF, 43KB)
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Helena, MT 59601
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