Public Health Emergency Preparedness & Response

Resources for Current and Ongoing Emergencies

What Does EPR Do?

Our staff is here to serve the public health needs of the community before, during and after an event. Emergency preparedness involves the resources of public health, emergency response teams, law enforcement, community members and our dedicated volunteers.

This graphic shows the cycle of preparedness: Plan,Organize, Train, Exercise, Evaluate/Improve

How Can I Be Prepared?

Each public health emergency is different, but there are multiple ways to prepare.

  1. Make a plan.
  2. Medications
    • An emergency can make it difficult for them to refill prescriptions or to find an open pharmacy. Organize and protect your prescriptions, over-the-counter drugs, and vitamins to prepare for an emergency.
      • Talk to your doctor or pharmacist about how you can create an emergency supply of medicines.
      • Keep a list of your prescription medicines. Include information about your diagnosis, dosage, frequency, medical supply needs and allergies.
      • Store extra nonprescription drugs, like pain and fever relievers, antihistamines and antidiarrheal medicines.
      • Have a cooler and chemical ice packs available to chill medicines that need to be refrigerated.
  3. CPR/1st Aid Training (see below)

Information for Healthcare Providers

Are you a Broomfield healthcare facility interested in emergency preparedness and response? Participate in the Metro Foothills Healthcare Coalition (MFHCC) Chapter of the North Central Region Healthcare Coalition (NCR HCC).

If you’re a healthcare professional, sign up for the Broomfield Health Alert Network (HAN).

Emergency Preparedness Resources:

Partners:

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
City and County of Broomfield Emergency Management
North Central Region Healthcare Coalition
Colorado Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Management
North Metro Fire Rescue

Stay Informed

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