​Public Health Emergency Preparedness is a multi-faceted effort to enable emergency responders from federal, state, and local agencies to work together more effectively and efficiently to manage incidents no matter what the cause, size, or complexity. It involves planning for detection, prevention, response, and mitigation of natural and manmade disasters, emergencies, and terrorism events that impact the public's health.

Hospital Preparedness Program Partners Meetings

Pandemic Influenza
Across the United States and around the world, communities are planning for the next pandemic of influenza. This page offers information on pandemic influenza, what can be done to prepare for the next pandemic and other resources that may be helpful for those involved in planning.

Cities Readiness Initiative


We encourage residents to be prepared in the event of any emergency.  In a major disaster, basic services and supplies we all count on everyday may not be available.  Drinking water may be contaminated.  The shelves at grocery stores could be empty.  Usual means of public transportation may be disrupted.  And our homes may be without power for days and perhaps weeks.  Given the possibilities, it is critial to be prepared in the event of an emergency.


Below are some resources to help you and your family get ready for a disaster:

American Red Cross - Capital Region Chapter

Are You Flood Ready?
S
acramento-specific information and resources on preparing for storms


Local Emergency Preparedness Guides

Seniors and People with Access and Functional Needs

Emergency Preparedness for Pet Owners



If you would like to learn how to get more involved in your community and train how to become a disaster volunteer, click on the programs below to learn more:

American Red Cross Volunteeers

Sacramento Medical Reserve Corps

Sacramento Fire Community Emergency Response Team

Elk Grove/Galt Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

Disaster Healthcare Volunteers

Hands On Sacramento
Hands On Sacramento is the region's full-service volunteer action center and a committed advocate for innovative social change.
 

This page is under development - Coming Soon!

​Medical Health Resource Requesting Form
Situational Awareness Reporting Form




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