In a public health emergency, everyone will want accurate information. We work with community partners to distribute important and accurate information before and during public health emergencies.
Community partners include:
Places of Worship
Neighborhood Block Clubs
What would Public Health provide community partners in a public health emergency?
· Accurate and timely information in the event of a public health emergency
· Presentations and outreach materials to community partners, as requested
· Updates on issues and topics surrounding public health emergency preparedness
What would be expected of community partners in a public health emergency?
· Provide Public Health basic information about your community organization (name, address, contact person, service population).
· In the event of a public health emergency, provide public health information to group/community members/clients by posting signs, distributing handouts, issuing newsletters, or by other methods that are familiar to their community.
How would Public Health communicate with community partners in a public health emergency?
· Information would be provided by e-mail (or fax) to the contact person. In addition, there would be resources available on the Public Health website during a public health emergency.
· If electronic communication is not possible, telephone calls and in-person visits may take place.
How can I find out more information?
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