Public health preparedness and response activities support a systems approach for healthcare emergencies by building capacity of the public health and healthcare systems to effectively manage small and large events.
Local emergency planning efforts by hospitals, public health and other community entities are integrated with comprehensive plans developed by Grant County Emergency Management.
Public health preparedness activities include:
Development of the regional healthcare coalition
Enhancement of local emergency preparedness and response plans
Development of effective disease surveillance and communications systems
Enhancement of risk communications capacity, and
Providing for related education and training
The Grant County Health District is a contributing member of the Region 7 Health Care Coalition. Information about the Region 7 Health Care Coalition can be found at: