• The North Georgia Health District offices in Dalton and Health Departments in Cherokee, Fannin, Gilmer, Murray, Pickens and Whitfield Counties will be CLOSED on Monday, April 24th for a State Holiday. This also applies to all Environmental Health, WIC and Children's Medical Services. Normal hours of operation will resume the following day.

Emergency Preparedness

Our Mission
  • To coordinate and/or deliver public health services in response to terrorism, natural disasters, or other public health emergencies.
  • To facilitate and /or seek private resources to: Supplement disrupted or over burdened services; Relieve the suffering and trauma of victims

Our Vision

The Emergency Preparedness office will assist with and/or deliver plans, policies, operating procedures, assessment tools, training/education to establish and promote emergency preparedness/readiness in our organization and community.

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