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Emergency Preparedness and Response in Denver

The Emergency Preparedness team at Denver Public Health specializes in planning, preparing for, identifying, and responding to all types of public health emergencies. Some of the emergencies that the City and County of Denver could face include:

  • Natural Disasters: Snow storms, flooding, tornadoes, extreme heat, etc.
  • Disease Outbreaks: Flu, Whooping Cough, Measles, emerging infectious diseases, etc.
  • Man-made hazards: Hazardous materials incidents, terrorist attacks, etc.

Regional Efforts to Address Public Health Emergencies in Denver

As a local public health department, most of our work focuses on coordinating regional planning, preparedness and response activities for public health emergencies with other professionals. Specifically, we work in the following areas.

  • Provide Education and Outreach to Childcare Facilities and Schools
  • Distribute Health Advisories through our Denver Health Alert Network
  • Manage Emergency Preparedness Healthcare Coalitions

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Denver, CO 80204-4507

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