Public Health Region 6-5 South Public Health Preparedness

clip_image001Public Health Region 6/5S
Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) Program


Phone: 713-767-3000

Justin Woodruff BA (Hons), MA, TEM-B - Manager
James Arango, MPH, MA, CPH - Regional Planner
Rhae Cisneros, MPH - Strategic National Stockpile Specialist
Kevin Wicks - Training and Exercise Specialist
Gaby Martinez - Resource Specialist


Is your family prepared?

We cannot control the weather or prevent disasters from happening, but there are steps you can take to minimize risks from known hazards. Planning now can help save lives later. This site offers preparedness information and resources for the public in English and Spanish, and has sections for professionals and first responders.


Get ready for and respond to emergencies, prepare a supplies kit, make a disaster plan:


Learn more about natural and man-made disasters:


Ready or Not?   

ready-or-not-logo ready-or-not-logo_spanHave a Plan is a statewide campaign to help Texans prepare for emergencies. Key to the campaign is an interactive website, www.TexasPrepares.org and www.TexasPrepara.org in Spanish, where Texans can create a family emergency plan, build a customized disaster supplies list and get information about the threats we face.


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Last updated December 9, 2019