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Planning for emergencies

The purpose of this site is to provide the community information and tools to prepare in case of an emergency. It is difficult to predict when an emergency arises.

Preparing for an emergency:

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have developed the following checklists for businesses and for individuals and families. It provides important and specific information businesses and families can do now to prepare in the event of an emergency. These checklists will assist you to gather the information and the resources

Checklist for individuals & families

Checklist for businesses

Checklist for faith based & community organizations

Checklist for schools (K-12) & universities

Checklist for childcare

Family emergency health information sheet

Flood emergency information

Emergency supplies at home are not only important in the event of a natural disaster, but prepare you and your family if the community is asked to stay home to control the spread of disease in the community.


Please visit the following sites for planning information:

Other useful links:

The Red Cross

Health & Human Services

Colorado Department of Public Health

Public Health - Rifle
195 West 14th Street
Rifle, CO 81650
Email Public Health

970-625-5200 | phone
970-625-4804 | fax

  Public Health - Glenwood Springs
2014 Blake Avenue
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601
Email Public Health

970-945-6614 | phone
970-947-0155 | fax

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