Jefferson County, Oh,
Emergency Preparedness

Plans for Residents

Jefferson County General Health District Emergency Preparedness

The Jefferson County General Health District receives grant money from the Ohio Department of Health to aid in county public health emergency preparedness (PHEP). Funding goes towards the following initiatives:

• Community Preparedness

• Community Recovery

• Emergency Operations Coordination

• Emergency Public Information and Warning

• Fatality Management

• Information Sharing

• Mass Care

• Medical Countermeasure Dispensing

• Medical Material Management

• Medical Surge

• Nonpharmaceutical Interventions

• Public Health Surveillance

• Responder Safety and Health

• Volunteer Management

Visit the CDC website to learn more about what we do.

Emergency Preparedness and Health Information

The Jefferson County General Health District works to keep residents up-to-date on health, environmental, and safety issues in the area.

Check back often for important announcements regarding the Jefferson County General Health District. To report Public Health Emergencies 24/7 while in Jefferson County, dial 911. To report an infectious disease,

please call (740) 792-6333 24/7.

What to Expect During an Emergency in Jefferson County, OH

The Jefferson County General Health District works in conjunction with County Emergency Management Services Operations in order to respond and provide information about public health and other emergencies within the county.

For any questions regarding emergency preparedness, please call the Jefferson County General Health District at (740) 283-8530 or contact us online.