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Emergency Preparedness


Northeast Nebraska Public Health Department (NNPHD) Responsibilities: 

NNPHD Responsibilities and Plans to Protect the Community

Preparedness for Natural Disasters: 

Winter Preparedness

Tornado Awareness

Other Natural Disasters

Preparedness for specific types of emergencies: 

Power Outages

Global or Pandemic Infectious Disease


Personal preparedness:

Heat Illness

Simple activities for everyone


Kids (Fun and Games)

Pet Preparedness

Sheltering in Place

Travel Preparedness

Utility Shut-Off and Safety Skills

Preparedness for schools:

How to plan and prepare for an emergency

How to draft your emergency plan and response

How to Create a Shelter-In-Place Plan

Website for School Emergency Planning

Earthquake Preparedness

 Preparedness for businesses:

How to plan and prepare for an emergency

How to draft your emergency plan and response

Business Continuity Planning

Earthquake Preparedness

Preparedness for healthcare facilities:


Seniors, Long-Term, Acute & Chronic Care

Outpatient Clinics & Urgent Care


Physician's Offices

Pediatric Offices & Hospitals

Emergency Responder & 9-1-1

Preparedness for Faith Based Organizations:

Faith-based Preparedness Resources

Earthquake Preparedness:


Mass dispensing of medications during an emergency:

Strategic National Stockpile

Quarantine and Isolation

Contacts for preparation and planning:

NNPHD Emergency Volunteer Opportunities

Sign up to become a volunteer


National Incident Management System (NIMS) Training

IS 100.c:  Introduction to Incident Command System

IS 200.c Basic Incident Command System for Initial Response

Quick Guides

Radiological Dispersion Device

Shelter in Place

Emergency Preparedness