The Kane County Health Department works daily to protect the health of the public in the event of an emergency. Whether it is a bioterror attack or a naturally occurring outbreak of an infectious disease, the health department can activate plans to respond quickly and effectively.
The Health Department works with the Kane County Office of Emergency Management (OEM) and a wide range of community partners to keep the residents of Kane County safe. These partners represent the medical community, law enforcement, fire departments, schools, emergency management agencies and many other agencies on the local, state and federal level.
10 Essential Items for your Emergency Stockpile:
Below are examples of supplies to have on hand for emergencies:
Ready.govReady.gov in SpanishKane County Office of Emergency Management
Basic Emergency Supply ChecklistFamily Communication PlanEvery Business Should Have A PlanEmergency Planning for Pet OwnersEmergency Preparedness Tips for the Deaf (Includes several helpful videos)American Public Health Association on stockpiling
Stockpiling Emergency Supplies Toolkit English
Stockpiling Emergency Fact Sheet English
Stockpiling Emergency Fact Sheet SpanishStockpiling Emergency Checklist English Stockpiling Emergency Checklist Spanish
General Natural Disaster PlanningFloods
Summer Extreme HeatWinter Extreme Cold
Bioterrorism Facts and Info English
Bioterrorism Facts and Info SpanishIDPH Bioterrorism
POD - Point of DispensingSNS - Strategic National Stockpile
Code Red brochure EnglishCode Red brochure SpanishCode Red FAQs