Monday, March 25, 2019

Public Health Emergency Preparedness

Emergency Preparedness plans for and responds to public health emergencies. This is done to ensure the health of the residents and visitors to Cherokee County.

Emergency Preparedness works to:

  • Prepares and plan for public health emergencies with community partners and agencies with whom we respond.
  • Coordinates with epidemiology regarding surveillance of disease within the county to ensure early detection of outbreaks.
  • Plans for social distancing measures such as isolation, quarantine, and the closing of venues to decrease the spread of disease.
  • Plans for the dissemination of health information during public health emergencies to ensure residents and visitors have the most accurate and updated information.  
  • Plans for mass countermeasure dispensing/vaccination to residents and visitors in the event of an emergency where medications/vaccines are available
  • Exercises with community partners and agencies to ensure a timely and well-coordinated response.
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Document DescriptionSize 
Adult_Flu_Pnuem_Consent_Form_2015.pdf  140.00 KB
HIPPA Form.pdf  126.00 KB
Lower8CHA_CHIP.pdf  5.59 MB