Emergency Preparedness & Response

All local public health agencies are required to prepare and respond to emergencies with a public health or environmental health implication in coordination with local, state and federal agencies and public and private sector partners. SJBPH Emergency Preparedness and Response (EPR) can serve as, or support, the Emergency Support Function 8 (Public Health and Medical Services) lead for the county, region, or jurisdiction.

SJBPH Regional EPR staff serve Archuleta, Dolores, La Plata, Montezuma and San Juan counties and provide support to the Southern Ute and Ute Mountain Ute tribes.


Emergency Preparedness & Response Services

Program Manager | 970 335 2001

Regional EPR Specialist | 970 335 2017

EPR Updates

No current emergencies.

La Plata County

Office of Emergency Management

Archuleta County

Office of Emergency Management

The Numbers

emergency preparedness exercises conducted last year