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Emergency Preparedness


Lake County Public Health prepares for natural and man-made disasters and disease threats, working collaboratively with other emergency responders, healthcare facilities, and local citizens in order to serve the community.

Lake County’s Public Health Preparedness and Response program focuses on planning the response to disease threats, such influenza pandemics, bioterrorism, and health hazards associated with natural disasters (earthquakes, floods, wildfires and others).

trianglebulletDisaster Medical Skills Workshop Registration Form
trianglebulletDisaster Medical Skills Workshop Agenda
Goal: To develop disaster medical skills in licensed clinicians and non-licensed medical participants to be better prepared to support disaster and emergency response in real events.
Topics: Disaster Medical Care under austere conditions; cultural competency for responders; disaster medical skills for primary care providers with focus on prioritizing interventions; managing wounds and fractures; disaster triage for clinicians; START Triage and radiation and emergency medical management for response support.
Target Audience: Nurses, Physicians, EMT/Paramedics, Physicians Assistants, Dentists and Dental Health, Pharmacists, First Responders, Search and Rescue and other non-medical healthcare support.

Be Prepared. Watch the 'Lets Get Ready Video'
trianglebullet Let’s Get Ready video.
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Help stop the spread of the flu--ideas for everyone.

It's not too late to Vaccinate!
Click HERE to find out how/where to get your 13/14 flu shot
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Community Assessment for Public Health Emergency Response (CASPER)
On November 26-28, 2012, surveys were administered to more than 160 households throughout Lake County. The survey was designed to identify steps that local individuals and families have taken to be prepared for disasters, and also get input about experiences and concerns related to disasters. Click here to watch the video from this event.
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