Emergency Preparedness and Response
900 University Boulevard North
Jacksonville, Florida 32211
Visit the following websites to prepare your family, business and community for disasters:
What are some basic steps you can take to ensure you are ready to respond? Click the links below to learn more.
- Stay Informed: Know where to go for trusted sources of information during a hurricane event. Most people know about NOAA’s National Hurricane Center; it is an official source for hurricane forecasts, watches, and warnings. You can sign up for phone and email local emergency alerts at www.jaxready.com.
- Make a Plan: Protect yourself and family with a Family Emergency Plan
- Make a Kit: To stay safe and ready for any disaster strike, it is important to prepare your family disaster kit by gathering some of the basic supplies. It is also important to place them in a portable container so that you can comfortably carry them in case disaster strikes.
DOH-Duval Emergency Preparedness Mission
To continually train and prepare our internal and external stakeholders to provide an effective response to all emergencies or disasters.