Preparedness - Public Health Region 6/5 South

We help the Houston area prepare for public health emergencies. These include pandemics, disasters, disease outbreaks, biological terrorism, and radiological events.  

We ensure our response is coordinated and standardized via centralized resources, and planning with local jurisdictions and health care systems across the state. 

Explore the CDCs Public Health Preparedness Capabilities 

Plan Now for an Emergency

You can’t control the weather or keep disasters from happening, but there are steps you can take to keep your family safe. Because planning now can save lives later.  

Build an emergency kit & make a disaster plan.