Public Health Emergency Preparedness


Since September 11, 2001, and the anthrax incidents that followed, public health and hospitals have been brought to the forefront of terrorism preparedness.  Great strides have been made in New Jersey’s public health preparedness efforts, and the New Jersey public health system is more prepared now than it has ever been before. 


Hudson Regional Health Commission is working with the state and local agencies to effectively respond to a public health emergency by focusing on emergency response planning, communications, training and education.


The information on these pages will help you understand and prepare for potential public health emergencies such as natural disasters, bioterrorism or outbreaks of infectious disease. You will also find information about what the public health system is doing to prepare.


The following information is from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Bioterrorism, Chemical Emergencies and Radiation Emergencies. You can visit the CDC website directly at



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