Public Health Emergency Preparedness
The Emergency Preparedness program develops protocol, coordinates trainings and collaborates with community Regional and State stakeholders to prepare for and protect the public in a disaster or emergency situation.
Emergency Preparedness Duties
Integrating a comprehensive local emergency preparedness plan for
All-Hazards in collaboration with other county entities and existing
plans in the county.
Coordinate the allocation of medications and medical services essential
to the general public during a disaster or emergency event.
Collaboration and communication with other key players in the community.
Monitor the availability of resources outside the Health Department including
hospitals, law enforcement, EMS, fire personnel and other First Responders.
Provide guidance and education to staff, private citizens, businesses, the
medical community and other governmental units regarding bio-terrorism.
To investigate any threat or compliant in order to control and/or minimize
the spread of disease related to a bio-terrorism agent.
To identify and establish key resources in the community that may
be supportive in the event of an emergency, ( ie. chemical, biochemical
or a natural disaster.)
To be prepared for a possible emergency by collaborating and communicating
with local, regional and state stakeholders.
(989) 269-9721, Ext. 184 - Jill Lackowski
We encourage suggestions from Huron County residents. If you are interested in participating on the Huron County Emergency Management Advisory Committee please contact us. This committee addresses emergency planning at a county level.