Emergency Preparedness

The Summit County Public Health Department is actively involved in planning to meet public health responsibilities in times of emergency or disaster.

Emergency Exercise June 17


Summit County Public Health needs volunteers for an emergency exercise on Saturday morning, June 17. Find out how you can help us stay prepared for a public health emergency.
The health department also responsible for:
  • Implementing policies or programs and provide health information to the public in order to prevent and mitigate public health emergencies in all hazards preparedness.
  • Responding to the health and medical needs of the public generated by a disease outbreak in Summit County.
  • Providing technical expertise and assistance to other first responders during other types of disasters in Summit County.

Personal & Family Preparedness


Information has been designed to link you to tools and resources to help you develop a personal or family disaster preparedness plan and to provide other information pertinent to this topic area:

Resources