Public Health Emergency Response
Ready.gov in Spanish
Basic Emergency Supply Checklist
Family Communication Plan
Every Business Should Have Plan
Emergency Planning for Pet Owners
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.
Preparedness Month
Images of Kane County Health Department staff
 in action, preparing and meeting emergency needs
of our community and residents:
POD Drill
H1N1 Clinic
Emergency Preparedness
at Home:
Stockpiling  Emergency Supplies

Toolkit         English
Fact Sheet   English    Spanish

 Checklist       English    Spanish

More resources:

Kane County Office of Emergency Management Website

American Public Health Association


Natural Disasters:
General Natural Disaster Planning

Summer - Extreme Heat

Weather Emergencies

Winter - Extreme Cold
Bioterrorism Facts & Info:
English     Spanish

IDPH Bioterrorism Webpage
Ready.gov in Spanish
ready.gov Resources in other languages
Emergency Preparedness Tips
for the Deaf

Includes several helpful videos
Code Red Sign-Up
Code Red brochure English
Code Red brochure Spanish
Code Red FAQs