Utah Department of Health
Bureau of Emergency Medical Services and Preparedness
Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response
Public Health and Healthcare Preparedness



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.


Some of the top priorities of the Public Health Preparedness Program are as follows:


• Develop, enhance, and maintain Public Health Preparedness efforts in the areas of:


     Emergency Management and Planning


      Grant Management and Healthcare Preparedness


     Preparedness Systems


     Professional Development


      Strategic National Stockpile



• Be a liaison, support, and resource by developing and enhancing strong partnerships with partner programs, organizations, and agencies.


• Manage and coordinate federal preparedness grants and cooperative agreements.



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    Organization Chart


     Strategic Plan 2010 - 2015 


     Utah Public Health Preparedness Senior Advisory Committee