Medical countermeasures are FDA-regulated products that may be used in the event of a potential public health emergency stemming from a terrorist attack, a naturally occurring emerging disease, or a natural disaster.
Six regional Health and Medical Coordinating Coalition (HMCC) have been established to promote cross-disciplinary planning and support public health and medical response across the Commonwealth during emergencies and disasters.
Learn about preparations to take as a hospital or emergency medical service
Learn about preparations to take as a municipality or community-based emergency management.
Learn how to help people with disabilities or others with access and functional needs in emergency situations.
Disaster behavioral health is the provision of mental health, substance abuse, and stress management services to disaster survivors and responders.
These resources can help you create a risk communication plan, draft health education materials in plain language, and use social media for messaging.
Show Me is a suite of tools designed to enhance communication between individuals with communication challenges and public health and emergency management personnel and volunteers during times of emergencies.