Wright County Public Health is working with federal and state agencies, local jurisdictions, clinics, hospitals, and other organizations to reduce our community's vulnerability to disasters and enhance our response to disasters and public threats.
Public Health monitors the health of the community. Epidemiologists identify infectious diseases and track disease outbreaks.
Communicating During a Public Health Emergency
The Health Alert Network (HAN) helps health professionals communicate about potential health threats in the community.
Planning for the Response to a Public Health Emergency
In a public health emergency, our department may need to give medicine or vaccines to a large number of people at open public Mass Dispensing Sites. Other planning activities include Communications, Essential Personnel, Isolation, Quarantine, Pandemic Influenza, Radiation Release, Special Populations, Strategic National Stockpile, and Volunteer Recruitment.