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Emergency Preparedness & Response


Public Health Emergency Preparedness & Response (PHEPR) improves the ability of the public health system and health care system to prevent, respond to, and recover from emergencies in our communities. Preparedness involves a coordinated process of planning and implementation, working in partnership with local, state, and federal partners.

​Learn About Preparedness

Plan Ahead

Learn how to be ready for emergencies or disasters, with tips on how to prepare for:
Stay informed about emergencies as they arise. Emergency notifications keep can help us stay in-the-know and provide time to react.
Be aware of climate change, which impacts the frequency, severity, and timing of weather-related hazards. Stay informed:

Get Connected

Connections with neighbors, family, and friends can increase our ability to respond and recover from disasters.

Youth volunteer opportunities:

Adult volunteer opportunities:

COVID-19 Information

Medical Reserve Corps Registration Information

To register, please write the Island County Director of Emergency Management for a registration application. Please include your contact info. For training opportunities, click here.​