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Public Health Preparedness

Florida Department of Health in Madison County

The Public Health Preparedness Program (PHPP), Florida Department of Health in Madison County coordinates all-hazards planning and preparedness activities to mitigate, prepare, respond and recover from public health emergencies that threaten the health and safety of our citizens and visitors. Collaboration with Madison County’s Emergency Operations Center and partners ensures organized response to fulfill our mission to promote, protect and improve the health of all people through the delivery of high quality public health services.

Florida Department of Health in Madison County employs a Public Health Preparedness Coordinator who serves as the planning and training liaison between the health department and other emergency response agencies.  The PHP Coordinator and staff continually work with health, medical and disaster response organizations and agencies in preparation for a public health emergency.

Outreach

Outreach is an integral part of our educational program. Participation in community events encourages preparation, planning and emergency safety and awareness. The Florida Emergency Preparedness Guide, available in English, Spanish, Creole and large-print is available at our office and distributed locally to families and businesses.

For more information on our preparedness program contact:

Margaret Levings Florida
Florida Department of Health in Jefferson County
Public Health Preparedness Coordinator
1255 West Washington Street
Monticello, Florida 32344
850-342-0170 ext. 2071