Emergency Preparedness

The Public Health Emergency Preparedness Program plans response efforts to large-scale public health incidents.  These emergencies could include a pandemic, anthrax attack, smallpox outbreak, earthquake, severe winter storm, and more.

Preparedness efforts are primarily funded through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. They focus upon the following capabilities:

  • Community Preparedness
  • Community Recovery
  • Emergency Operations Coordination
  • Emergency Public Information and Warning
  • Fatality Management
  • Mass Care
  • Medical Countermeasure Dispensing
  • Medical Material Management Distribution
  • Medical Surge
  • Non-Pharmaceutical Interventions
  • Public Health Laboratory Testing
  • Public Health Surveillance and Epidemiological Investigation
  • Responder Safety and Health
  • Volunteer Management
Preparedness plans, responder trainings and exercises are coordinated with partner agencies in Davis County, the Northern Region, and state-wide.  Partner agencies include:

  • Local Fire/EMS and Law Enforcement agencies
  • Davis Hospital and Medical Center
  • Lakeview Hospital
  • Hill Air Force Base
  • Utah’s 13 Local Health Departments
  • Utah Department of Health
  • Davis School District
  • Citizen Corps
  • Local Emergency Planning Committee
  • Northern Utah Health Care Coalition
  • Northern Utah Region Homeland Security
  • Northern Utah Incident Management Team

Emergency Preparedness Resources and Information

The Davis County Health Department recommends the following information links as great resources of information for personal and family preparedness, scout projects, emergency preparedness fairs, and school research projects.

Contact Information

Physical Address
22 South State Street
3rd Floor
Clearfield, Utah 84015

Mailing Address
Davis County Health Department
Attn: Community Health Services Division
P.O. Box 618
Farmington, Utah 84025

Phone Numbers
(801) 525-5070 :: Main
(801) 525-5071 :: Fax

Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (except legal holidays)

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