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Environmental Health Disaster Plan Annex

Description:

The Environmental Health Disaster Plan outlines the responsibilities of the Environmental Health Division in implementing a comprehensive and structured disaster response and recovery plan to assure the delivery of essential public health services. This plan functions as a part of the Pasco County Health Department Public Health Preparedness Plan.

The purpose of Environmental Health in disaster response is to make available all resources, including Environmental Health Staff, for the reduction of health hazards which may occur during a man-made or natural disaster in Pasco County to delineate and assign specific responsibilities and actions which may be necessary as directed by the Department of Health and to ensure that the maximum sanitary conditions possible will be obtained.

 

Toolkit:

PPHR Toolkit

Keyword Area:

All-Hazards, Environmental Health, Project Public Health Ready

Jurisdiction:

Institutional Author:

Pasco County, FL

Submitted:

06/05/2008

Modified:

08/16/2012

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