North Central Health District


Emergency Preparedness Training

Emergency Preparedness

Building the Foundation of Emergency Preparedness

Training is an integral component to preparedness. To better prepare public health employees and key partners to respond to emergencies, the Office of Emergency Preparedness provides training and information for access to other training venues applicable to the public health/emergency response needs. Are you prepared for when disaster strikes? Emergency Preparedness requires more than developing an emergency plan. It also requires training on the emergency plan and practicing the emergency plan.

Training Through NCHD

North Central Health District provided a variety of training including Emergency Preparedness 101, Workplace Safety, Stop the Bleed, Radiological Detection, Strategic National Stockpile and more. NCHD is committed to ensuring that not only public health employees are thoroughly equipped, but that our community has the knowledge to act in a disaster.

If you have any questions about training opportunities call 478-972-5015 or contact the Emergency Preparedness Training Coordinator.

Training Through FEMA

All emergency responders are mandated by the Department of Homeland Security to comply with National Incident Management Systems (NIMS) requirements. This insures that all responders use the same organizational structure, terminology, procedures and systems. To accomplish this all Public Health Employees are required to complete the following:

For more information about these courses go to FEMA’s training website.

Learn about our related emergency preparedness services

Personal & Family Preparedness
Medical Reserve Corps
Preparedness for functional & Access Needs
Regional Healthcare Coalitions
Severe weather preparedness
Strategic National Stockpile