Utah Ebola Virus Disease Information:
The Bureau of Emergency Medical Services and Preparedness works with local, state, and federal partners to guide and assist the public health and healthcare system with emergency preparedness and response efforts.
The goal of the UDOH Emergency Preparedness and Response Program is to protect the health of Utahns in the event of a disaster. This is accomplished by enhancing preparedness, response, and recovery capabilities; partnering with Utah's local health departments, healthcare facilities, and other key response agencies.
The objective of the UDOH Emergency Preparedness and Response Program is to have a well-prepared and capable public health and emergency medical response system allowing public health emergencies to be handled efficiently and cooperatively by a prepared state and local workforce.