Public Health Preparedness (Bioterrorism)
Provide prevention and treatment services to the community to minimize exposure, reduce the incidence of communicable disease, and assist in maintaining the health of those living with a communicable or preventable disease.
To ensure a minimum of preventable illness, disability, and premature death in Josephine County residents.
For Emergency Preparedness, to reduce community risk during and after a disaster through updating and modifying the Health Departmentís disaster response plan and relevant countywide plan annexes.
Center for Disease Control and Prevention: Emergency Preparedness and Response http://www.bt.cdc.gov/
Oregon Department of Human Services: Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response http://oregon.gov/DHS/ph/acd/bioterrorism/btepi.shtml
FEMA: A Guide to Citizen Preparedness http://www.fema.gov/areyouready/
Red Cross: Disaster Services http://www.redcross.org/services/prepare/0,1082,0_239_,00.html
Josephine County Emergency Management http://co.josephine.or.us/sectionindex.asp?sectionid=138
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
CSEPP = The Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program
Animal Shelter Preparedness