Emergency Prepared​ness Program
Caroline County Health Department
 
Are You Prepared?
 
 
 
It is up to you.  In the event of a natural or manmade emergency, you and your family can feel helpless and afraid or you can be prepared and ready.
 
The basic steps in getting prepared are:
 
Know the Risks; Make a Plan; Get Prepared and Be Informed. 
 
Preparation includes building a family emergency kit that contains, among other things, food, water, medicine, first aid supplies, battery powered communications equipment (radio), and batteries.  Preparation also includes a family communications plan so your family can stay in touch during an emergency.
 
To learn more about emergency preparedness and how to respond to different types of emergencies, go to the following links and start your preparedness plan.
www.ready.gov 
 
 
 
The Caroline County Public Health Emergency Preparedness Program is dedicated to protecting our community from bioterrorist threats.  We have plans in place for mass dispensing medication that might be needed in a public health emergency.  For more information, go to U:\Webpage\Getting Medicine During an Emergency.doc
 
 
If you should have any questions about Emergency Preparedness, please call the Emergency Preparedness Coordinator at 410-479-8006.
 
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Guide To Terrorism Preparedness For Caroline County Citizens 789KB
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Planning And Preparing Information 95KB
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FOR FAMILIES AND INDIVIDUALS
 
Even though we do not know when Pandemic Influenza will arrive in the United States, pandemics in the past have taught us that we should be prepared.  Knowing what Pandemic Influenza is and what you can do to prepare for it may make the impact on you and your family less severe.  Please follow the link below to find out what you need to know in case of an influenza pandemic.  http://www.flu.gov/