Emergency Preparedness and Response
Building community resilience and disaster preparedness through education and action.
Our mission is to prepare El Dorado County to effectively respond to public health threats by focusing on public health emergency planning, disease surveillance, detection and control, health risk communication, and public and health provider education and training services.
What's New in Emergency Preparedness and Response
Emergency Preparedness and Response is now on
Know How to Dress for Varying Degrees of Cold Weather
Be Winter Wise When You Travel
be on your agenda over the next few months, whether it’s skiing at Tahoe or
heading to grandma’s house in Reno for the holidays. Arrive safely at your
destination by following these recommendations:
you go, visit http://quickmap.dot.ca.gov for the latest in road conditions,
weather forecast, chain requirements and incident information.
your vehicle’s disaster supplies kit. In addition to basic vehicle safety
items, keep a first aid kit and emergency supplies. Be prepared. During the winter season, include a windshield
scraper and snow brush, salt, sand, shovel, tire chains, warm clothing, and sturdy
your family, a friend or neighbor your destination, route, and when you expect
to arrive. Check in when you’ve reached your destination.
use cruise control in wet, icy or snowy weather.
your car’s gas tank full for emergency use.