2012 State by State Preparedness Report

By | October 2nd, 2012|General, Preparedness, Prevention|

Safeguarding the public’s health is more important than ever.  Whether the threat is a disease outbreak, environmental hazard or natural disaster, the public health system works 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to keep Arizonans safe.  Each year, the CDC evaluates state and local public health preparedness programs in a detailed report.  This [...]

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Build Your Inventory of Emergency Response Skills

By | January 26th, 2012|General, Preparedness|

Maricopa County Department of Public Health’s Office of Preparedness and Response is conducting a full-scale emergency preparedness exercise that will test the strength and completeness of County and City plans during a simulated Anthrax attack.   Pre-registered volunteers will drive their cars through the site as simulated medications are dispensed. We anticipate each driver will make several [...]