Emergency Preparedness

Montgomery County Health Department collaborates with local authorities to protect the health of the citizens. Activities include:

  • Periodic assessment of public health system capacities to improve planning and response to public health emergencies
  • Exercises public health preparedness plans
  • Coordinates with local, regional and state agencies to ensure preparedness for public health emergencies including Bioterrorism

This site provides guidance to help you understand and prepare for public health emergencies such as infectious disease outbreaks, natural disasters and Bioterrorism.

Montgomery County ¬†Emergency Management uses the “Code Red” system for 24/7 notification to county residents regarding emergencies.