Covid-19 Updates

Emergency Preparedness

If the first 72 is on you, are you prepared?

After a major disaster, it is unlikely that emergency response services will be able to immediately respond to everyone’s needs, so it’s important to be prepared to take care of yourself and your family for at least the first 72 hours.  In addition, basic services such as electricity, gas, water, sewage treatment, and telephones may be cut off for days, or even longer.

The role of public health in an emergency event may be medication dispensing. What would Emergency Medication Dispensing look like?

Review the suggestions and samples below to plan for your family.  Content below adapted from www.72hours.org.

Make a Plan 

Your family may not be together when disaster strikes, so it is important to plan in advance: how you will contact one another; how you will get back together; and what you will do in different situations.

Build a Kit

You may need to survive on your own after an emergency. This means having your own food, water, and other supplies in sufficient quantity to last for at least three days.

Stay Informed

In addition, learn about the emergency plans that have been established in your area before an emergency strikes, and know how to access information during an emergency.

Head of Household  –Medical Countermeasurer Data Collection Form
Emergency Preparedness Links

Important Update/Actualización Importante

Please be patient with us, we are experiencing extremely high call volume at this time. To reach a specific program, please call the program’s direct phone line for assistance. For a listing of program phone numbers, click here. Your call will be returned within 24 business hours.

If you are calling about the COVID-19 vaccine, you need to sign-up for our notification system in order to be notified when you are eligible. Please click here to sign-up. If you have specific questions about the COVID-19 vaccine, please email COVID19@dekalbcounty.org.

Note: All services are currently by appointment only.

 

Tenga paciencia con nosotros, estamos experimentando un volumen de llamadas extremadamente alto en este momento. Para comunicarse con un programa específico, llame a la línea telefónica directa del programa para obtener ayuda. Para obtener una lista de los números de teléfono del programa, haga clic aquí. Su llamada será devuelta dentro de 24 horas en horario de oficina. Si llama por la vacuna COVID-19, debe registrarse en nuestro sistema de notificación para que se le notifique cuando sea elegible. Por favor, haga clic aquí para inscribirse. Si tiene preguntas específicas sobre la vacuna COVID-19, envíe un correo electrónico a COVID19@dekalbcounty.org.

Nota: Todos los servicios son actualmente solo con cita previa.