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Purpose
 
  • The Bioterrorism/Disaster Preparedness program is guided and funded by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) along with the California Department of Pubic Health (CDPH). An act of bioterrorism or a natural disaster requires an immediate and coordinated Public Health and Medical response. The CDPH and Public Health have developed plans (approved by CDC) to be implemented should an emergency occur.
     
  • Public Health and medical professionals from Region III counties, (Tehama, Butte, Shasta, Glenn, Colusa, Siskiyou, Modoc, Trinity, Lassen, Plumas, Sierra, Sutter and Yuba) joined together to strengthen emergency preparedness and response capabilities related to bioterrorism acts, natural disasters and infectious disease outbreaks.
 
   
 
Who is Eligible?
 
  • Tehama County residents
 
     
  Who Provides the service?  
 
  • All State, City and County public employees are Disaster Service Workers
    and will respond as needed
  • Region III public health and medical professionals
  • Tehama County Interagency Mass Casualty Mobile Unit

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  What is offered?  
 
  • Disaster preparedness information and guidelines
  • If a disaster is declared, all local radio stations will have the latest information
    • KFBK 1530 AM
    • KTHU 100.7 FM
 
     
  For more information  
 
  • Contact the Public Health Office 527-6824 or 1-800-655-6854

 
 
 
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