Creating Community: In the event of an emergency, is your family prepared?

Although emergency preparedness and response may not be the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about services that San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) provides, it is a crucial one. When disasters strike in southwest Colorado, food, water, and air quality can be impacted, as well as access to healthcare services. Regional [...]

By |2019-07-16T15:29:18-06:00July 16th, 2019|Emergency Preparedness, Public Health Emergency Dispensing Exercise|Comments Off on Creating Community: In the event of an emergency, is your family prepared?

San Juan Basin Public Health Emergency Dispensing Exercise: Call for Volunteers

Come to La Plata County Fairgrounds in Durango on June 16th from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and participate in a Public Health Emergency Dispensing Exercise. San Juan Basin Public Health is practicing handing out medication and medical supplies and we need your help!  We’re asking for volunteers to act as community members coming [...]

By |2018-03-20T14:20:26-06:00June 7th, 2017|Events, Public Health Emergency Dispensing Exercise, Public Service Announcements|Comments Off on San Juan Basin Public Health Emergency Dispensing Exercise: Call for Volunteers

Participate in public health emergency dispensing exercise

San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) will be working with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment on a Public Health Emergency Dispensing Exercise on June 16th at the La Plata County Fairgrounds. The purpose of the exercise is to test state and local Strategic National Stockpile Plans (Medical Countermeasure Dispensing and Distribution) [...]

By |2018-03-20T14:25:22-06:00June 2nd, 2017|Events, Public Health Emergency Dispensing Exercise, Public Service Announcements|Comments Off on Participate in public health emergency dispensing exercise

Emergency Planners, Responders, and Volunteers Come Together to Practice Public Health Emergency Response Procedures to a Statewide Health Crisis

San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) and other local emergency planners, responders, and volunteers will be participating in a three-day full-scale Public Health Emergency Dispensing exercise to test the community’s response procedures during a health crisis. The exercise is planned for June 15-17, 2017. Local agencies have customized the exercise to focus on specific [...]

By |2018-03-20T14:30:01-06:00June 2nd, 2017|Events, Public Health Emergency Dispensing Exercise, Public Service Announcements|Comments Off on Emergency Planners, Responders, and Volunteers Come Together to Practice Public Health Emergency Response Procedures to a Statewide Health Crisis
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