Emergency Preparedness

Office of Emergency Preparedness Mission

Our mission is to effectively respond to any emergency impacting public health through preparation, collaboration, education and rapid intervention. VDH Emergency Preparedness involves state, regional and local emergency response partners working together to enhance readiness to respond to all hazards, including bioterrorism, infectious disease outbreaks and other public health emergencies.


 

IT'S HOT!

It's summertime and hot.

Remember to STAY COOL, STAY HYDRATED, and STAY INFORMED.

Read some tips from the CDC for preventing heat-related illnesses. 

Protect Your Pets

Temperatures rise fast in a car, even with the windows down. Call 911 if you see a pet in a hot car.