Emergency Preparedness

Program Background


We provide a public health response network for assistance

in natural and man made disasters that occur in Allen County.

Our Goals:

  • Strengthen our capacity to respond to natural or manmade
  • Provide guidance in comprehensive disaster planning with
    public health focus.
  • Develop functional capacity for planning, activities, and workforce readiness related to disaster response.
  • Utilize the Health Alert Network (HAN) – a public health communication system of training and technology linking all key players in the event of a disaster (e.g., Bio-terrorism incident.)


Print Local Healthcare Emergency Response Workflow
Allen County Health Department Emergency Support Function 8 – Public Health and Medical Services



Helpful Links

  Allen County Medical Reserve Corps
  Family and Community Preparedness
  Bioterrorism, Chemical, Radiation Emergencies & Widespread Disease Outbreaks


 Emergency Preparedness Web Site Resources

  National Weather Service 
  Allen County – American Red Cross
  Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
  Federal Emergency Management Agency 
  Occupational Safety & Health Administration 
  Ready America
  Citizen Corps
  Allen County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management
  Ohio Department of Health
  Ohio Department of Public Safety


Pandemic Flu Resources

  US Pandemic Flu Information


Severe Storms and Flooding

  Severe Storm and Flood Safety
  Clean up tips and Guidelines