Emergency Preparedness & You

Many people are concerned about the possibility of a public health emergency such as a natural disaster, act of terrorism, or disease outbreak. You can take steps now to help you prepare for an emergency and cope if an emergency happens. To help you prepare, we’ve provided step-by-step actions you can take beforehand to protect yourself and your loved ones.

√  Get a kit              http://emergency.cdc.gov/preparedness/kit/disasters/

√ Make a plan         http://emergency.cdc.gov/preparedness/plan/

√ Be informed        http://emergency.cdc.gov/preparedness/informed/

 

VOLUNTEER!

Alabama Responds is administered by the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) to pre-register, manage, and mobilize clinical and non-clinical volunteers to help in responding to all types of disasters. Alabama Responds is part of a nation-wide effort to ensure that volunteer professionals can be quickly identified and their credentials checked so that they can be properly utilized in response to a public health emergency or disaster. For more information, go to http://adph.org/volunteer/