South Health District

Emergency Preparedness

During a public health emergency, preparation and response will be critical.

The mission of the Emergency Preparedness and Response program is to assure the health and well-being of the individuals and communities in the State of Georgia by preparing for, responding to and recovering from events of public health significance.

South Health District Emergency Preparedness (EP) team prepares, trains and collaborates with local, state and federal partners to coordinate response during public health emergencies.

Disaster Preparedness and You

Resources are available to help individuals, families and businesses plan and prepare for disasters. Learn what protective measures to take before, during and after an event.

If you would like more information about South Health District’s Emergency Preparedness program, call (229) 333-5290.

Healthcare Preparedness Coalitions

Georgia’s Regional Healthcare Preparedness Coalitions have been formed to help bridge gaps and improve healthcare preparedness for disasters.

Strategic National Stockpile

The Strategic National Stockpile (SNS) is used in the event of a public health emergency where local medical supplies or medicines would be depleted.