Disaster Preparedness

Preparedness for Uinta Conty

Wyoming Department of Health, Public Health Emergency Preparedness Program(PHEP) has a 24/7 phone number that can be called if you observe, or are aware of a biological or chemical event, infectious disease outbreak, hazardous material spill, or natural disaster that threatens the public's health.   1-888-996-9104
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Website links for more information:
 

Public Health Disasters Information from CDC:

 CDC Disaster Info
Uinta County Hazards
 Help for all hazards from Ready.gov

Need help? Check out these 
resources - in alternate languages, braille, and audio files

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Do you know how to Shelter in Place, or Evacuate?  Ask yourself what you should take with you, and if there are any special things you need to think about before you make a plan.....  How about your pets, an out of State contact in case you and your family are separated, or does anyone have special needs like medications or will need help with transportation if you are unavailable.  

Call your County Emergency Manager at 783-0327 if you need help.  Make that plan today, you'll be glad you did.
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Overview


This section contains helpful information to be prepared for a disaster or emergency in Uinta County. Please refer to the links on the left, the rotating pages above, or this page below to access the information.
Disclaimer: Links to other federal and nonfederal organizations found at this site are provided solely as a service to our users. These links do not constitute an endorsement of these organizations or their programs by CDC, and none should be inferred. 

Getting Started is Easy

 
Being prepared for disasters and emergencies can seem like a big job. Many people don't know where to start, so they never start at all. Here is a simple website that can help you get started.  It's called "Do 1 Thing"  and on this site you can take small steps that can make a big difference in an emergency. 

Do 1 Thing is a 12-month program that makes it easy for you to prepare yourself, your family, and your community for emergencies or disasters. Click here to find out how - 1

Have you signed up for CodeRed yet?  To be notified of a situation in Uinta County, be sure to sign up for CodeRed.  
You can also get wireless telephone alerts direct to your cell phone    and Nationwide alerts while traveling  CodeRED app