Kalamazoo County Health & Community Services Department is working to protect your health in the event
of an emergency. You can help by taking care of your health and preparing ahead of time.
The Office of Public Health Preparedness (OPHP) is here to assist Kalamazoo County residents and businesses in preparing for a potential natural disaster, terrorist attack or
disease epidemic. OPHP also maintains comprehensive plans for countywide emergency and disaster response.
Please use the resources on our site to help you, your family, or business protect yourselves in the event of a public health emergency. If you are looking for additional preparedness materials
or have any questions, feel free to contact us.
Jump Start Your Preparedness Plans
Disasters can happen at any time. Severe weather, accidents, or hazardous materials have the potential to harm almost any home, school, or business. Are you prepared?
See Do 1 Thing. Start today!
The Health & Community Services Department is here to help protect your health in the event of an infectious disease outbreak. Such an outbreak could happen naturally, or as
a result of bioterrism. Understand the potential threats and how to protect yourself, see;
Community Organizations and Nonprofits
Diversity is one of our greatest strengths and enriches our community. It also means we may have different abilities to respond in an emergency. Is your organization or group
capable of assisting others in an emergency? Are you able to reach your clients, employees or residents quickly with critical information? Can you provide support, such as
translation or interpretation? Review these specific resources or contact us.