Public Health Preparedness
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Emergency Preparedness: It’s a Family Affair portrays a family at home preparing for an impending hurricane. The video focuses on the family gathering supplies and building an emergency preparedness kit. In the process the family realizes how the kit prepares them for all types of disasters.
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Our emergency preparedness cookbook helps turn your emergency food supply into life-saving meals. Prepare for emergencies now.
Public health responses
Monitoring of community-wide activities
Epidemiology surveillance and investigation
Rapid notification and alert
Mass prophylaxis and vaccination
Drills and exercises
New > The Texas Prepares Emergency Board game
Texas Prepares is an emergency preparedness board game for 2-6 players aimed at children 6+. The game has been regionally based on the State of Texas and teaches children about disasters and how to prepare for them in a fun way. The game is available free of charge for other agencies and organizations as a tool to help spread the preparedness message to children. For more information on obtaining copies of the game please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org | rules | larger picture of the board and game
New > The Houston Emergency Preparedness Cookbook - recipes to turn your emergency food supply into life - saving meals - available in several languages. (Note: requires Adobe Reader version 6 or above) Click here for English or click on one of the languages below:
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For more information on public health preparedness topics, please contact the HDHHS Office of Surveillance and Public Health Preparedness at 832-393-5080.
Note: Fact sheets are in pdf format so that copies can be printed. Download Adobe Reader to view the pdf files.
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