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  • Homeland Security

     

    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has a vital mission: to secure the nation from the many threats we face. This requires the dedication of more than 240,000 employees in jobs that range from aviation and border security to emergency response, from cybersecurity analyst to chemical facility inspector. The duties are wide-ranging, but the goal is clear: keep America safe.

    See the U.S. Department of Homeland Security website View exit disclaimer policy page for links to third-party websites. for more information on topics, news and how to get involved.

    Ready.gov

    The Ready.gov organization encourages all citizens to prepare, plan and stay informed. You can check the Ready.gov website View exit disclaimer policy page for links to third-party websites. to see tips on how to:

    • Be Informed
    • What to do before, during and after an emergency
    • Make a Plan
    • Prepare, plan and stay informed for emergencies
    • Build a Kit
    • Build a kit for disasters to be prepared
    • Get Involved
    • Find opportunities to support community preparedness

     

    Disease Control, Outbreaks and Emergencies in our Area

    See the Jefferson County Public Health website for information on preparing for and avoiding disasters and outbreaks:

    • Communicable disease control
    • Bioterrorism
    • Emergency kits

     

     

    Last Updated: 2-21-2014