Emergency Preparedness and Response
Responsible for planning, preparing, responding, and recovery capabilities in addition to close collaboration with local, regional, NYS, and Federal agencies relative to natural and man-made disasters, acts of terrorism, bioterrorism, infectious disease outbreaks, and other public health emergencies.
- Demonstrates and test capabilities through preparedness measures, exercises, and trainings to ensure the safety of the general public.
- Assists with bringing community partners together in times of emergency or disaster.
- This integrated system establishes a uniform set of processes, protocols, and procedures that all emergency responders, at every level of government, will use during an emergency.