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Muhlenberg County Health Department Community Prepardness

In the wake of recent hurricanes, tornados, acts of terrorism and the threat of pandemic influenza, the possibility of a public health emergency is real. Taking actions to be prepared for unexpected events helps people deal with disasters much more effectively when they do occur. Being informed about the different types of emergencies that could happen where you live and the appropriate ways to respond to them will impact the decisions you make and the actions you take.

Listed below are links to various disaster and preparedness agencies’ websites, by clicking on the link, you will be re-directed to the selected agency’s website.

Special Needs

Special Population Segments: Emergency and Disaster Preparedness Specialized Information Services from the National Library of Medicine, part of the National Institutes of Health

Global Agencies

World Health Organization – WHO

Federal Agencies

U.S. Medical Reserve Corps
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - CDC
U.S. Department of Homeland Security Preparation, Security, and Response
Ready.gov :: Prepare. Plan. Stay Informed
National Association of County and City Health Officials - NACCHO
Pandemic Flu.gov
Health Resources and Services Administration - HRSA
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services - HHS

State Agencies

Kentucky Department for Public Health – DPH
Kentucky Division of Emergency Management – KYEM
Kentucky Office of Homeland Security – KOHS

Emergency Preparedness requires attention to steps that increase preparedness for any type of hazard.



Important Health Links

Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services
American Heart Association | Web MD
Centers for Disease Control | American Diabetes Association


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