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


Plan 9 

The Plan 9 brochure provides basic emergency preparedness information. It displays the nine items that every household in Utah should have on hand in the event of a disaster.  Plan 9 features pictographs and is easy to understand.  The Utah Department of Health prints and distributes the brochure in 7 languages.  The brochure can be printed with your organizations logo. Contact Rich Foster: rfoster@utah.gov or 801 273-6607 for information.

Foreign Language Broadcasts

Click here to listen to Pandemic Flu and Disaster Preparedness messages in the following languages:


   Kirundi - 1                       Kirundi - 2                    Kirundi - 3

    Tongan - 1                      Tongan - 2

    Mandarin - 1                   Mandarin - 2

    Vietnamese - 1              Vietnamese - 2

    Navajo - 1                       Navajo - 2

    Spanish - 1                      Spanish - 2

    English - 1                       English - 2


72 hour Emergency Kits for Refugees

The Utah Department of Health, with the help of public and private organizations throughout the state distributes emergency preparedness starter kits to the neediest refugees in Utah.  If you would like information about this program, or how your organization can get involved, contact Rich Foster: rfoster@utah.gov or 801 273-6607.  


Be Ready Utah

The Utah Division of Homeland Security maintains an excellent website with detailed information on all aspects of personal & family, community, school and business preparedness.  They also offer on site training and will meet with large groups.  Link here:  www.BeReadyUtah.gov