The Health Department’s disaster preparedness efforts involve
planning, training, and exercising those elements that would lead to a strong,
effective response to any public health emergency that may affect the citizens
of Northern Kentucky.
The Health Department also sponsors the
Northern Kentucky Medical Reserve Corps – a group of volunteers who donate
their time and expertise to prepare for and respond to emergencies or disasters
that may impact our community.
Each citizen also needs to do her or his part to
prepare for emergencies. The following links provide helpful information about
preparing yourself, your family and your home for potential disasters – natural
Kentucky Office of Homeland Security: Protect Your Family