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 Department’s disaster response plan and relevant countywide plan annexes.
Center for Disease Control and Prevention: Emergency Preparedness and Response
Oregon Department of Human Services: Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response http://public.health.oregon.gov/Pages/Home.aspx
FEMA: A Guide to Citizen Preparedness http://www.fema.gov/
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