Emergency Preparedness Program

Public Health Emergency Preparedness

Public Health Emergency Preparedness, in partnership with the community, promotes a healthy future for Mono County that includes vital emergency preparedness planning with you, your family and the whole community.

Personal and Family Preparedness

Is your family ready for a Pandemic? Personal preparedness includes being ready for emergencies at home, in your car, or anywhere else you may spend time. What you do now can help you and your family better respond to and recover from disaster. These three steps will help you start down the path of being better prepared:

1.   Build a Kit

2.   Make a Plan

3.   Be Informed

Public Health Threats

To learn more information about different types of emergencies and what to do for each, click on the links below:

Biological terrorism - Protect yourself and your family in case of a bioterrorism attack.

Drought - Get current drought information for San Joaquin County and find other resources that will assist you throughout this emergency situation, including water conservation tips.

Earthquakes - Know what to do when an earthquake strikes. Prepare your home for safety.

Ebola Virus Disease - The facts and science about the disease.

Extreme Heat - Be aware of yours and others’ risk for heat.

Fire Safety - Reduce the risk of fire by following these safety tips.

Floods - Protect yourself and your family during a flood.

Food Safety - Keep your food safe from contamination.

Food Poisoning - What to do if you suspect food poisoning has occurred.

Pollution - The facts about air, water, and soil pollution.

Power Outages - How to prepare and what to do during a power outage.

Severe Storms - Stay safe during severe weather.

Vaccination - Protect against vaccine preventable diseases.

West Nile Virus - Reducing your risk of contracting West Nile Virus.


Mono County Access & Functional Needs (AFN) Registry

This registry website allows residents with access and functional needs an opportunity to provide information to emergency response agencies so those agencies can better serve them in a disaster or other emergencies.

The information collected here will not be available to the public.  It will only be shared with emergency response agencies to improve their ability to serve.

Please be as complete as possible in your responses.  You will be contacted occasionally to ensure the information is correct and to make any necessary changes.

This is no substitute for personal preparation.  In a disaster, government and other agencies may not be able to meet your needs.  It is important for all residents to make individual plans and preparations for their care and safety in an emergency.  You are in the best position to plan for your own safety as you are best able to know your functional abilities and possible needs during and after an emergency or disaster situation.  You can cope with disaster by preparing in advance with your family and care attendants.

If you have any questions, please contact us.

By submitting your information, you agree that you voluntarily authorize its release.