Preparedness
Preparedness Coordinator: J. Paul Lawson
Email: JerryP.Lawson@ky.gov
Phone: (606)528-5613
Fax: (606)528-5447

Whitley County Medical Reserve Corps Coordinator
Teresa Bunch
Phone: (606)-528-5613
Email: Teresa.Bunch@ky.gov


Be Informed. Make A Plan. Be Prepared for an real emergency like an Zombie Apocalypse.
Links for Biological, Chemical and Radiological information-
Biological

Anthrax
Bacterial Diarrhea
Botulinum Toxin
Pandemic Influenza
Plague
Smallpox
Staphylococcal Enterotoxins
Swine flu H1N1
Tularemia
Viral Equine Encephalitis (VEE)
Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers (VHF)

Chemical

Blister Agents (Vesicants)
Blood Agents
Brucellosis
Choking Agents
Explosives
Mycotoxins
Lewisite
Nerve Agents (Tabun,Sarin,
Soman, UX)
Incendiary Devices
Irritants
Ricin
Q Fever

Radiological

Nuclear (Radiological) Materials

Natural Disasters-
Extreme Cold and Winter Storms
Earthquakes
Extreme Heat
Floods
Hail
Landslides
Thunderstorms and Lightening
Tornadoes
Wildfires and Fires


For more information go to:
Ready.gov
FEMA.gov
RedCross.org
CDC.gov

Do you have have questions or concerns about the threat of A zombie infestation, biological, nuclear, and chemical terrorism?  We're here to help answer your questions and provide current, CDC approved information and resources including:

Along with terrorism, CDC Public Response Service responds to questions on infectious diseases, occupational and environmental health, and chronic disease prevention and health promotion.

Another great site for Emergency Preparedness with a complete guide is:
www.buildingsguide.com/buildingsguidecom-presents-emergency-preparedness-guide.
Disaster Kits-

For more information for Supplies and kits go to:
Emergency Supply Kit
Family Emergency Plan
Preparing Makes Sense
Cover Your Cough Poster

VOLUNTEERS BUILDING STRONG, HEALTHY, AND PREPARED COMMUNITIES

We need medical and non-medical volunteers to volunteer.  For more information call Teresa Bunch,
Whitley County Medical Reserve Corps Coordinator
606-528-5613
Visit KHELPS Website and register https://khelps.chfs.ky.gov
.
Preventing The Flu:
Good health habits can help stop flu!


Henry the Hand Champion Handwashing & The T-Zone  Posters



www.cdc.gov/flu/protect/habits.htm
www.henrythehand.com
So what do you need to do before zombies, hurricanes or pandemics for example, actually happen? First of all, you should have an emergency kit in your house.  This includes things like water, food, and other supplies to get you through the first couple of days before you can locate a zombie-free refugee camp (or in the event of a natural disaster.  Click on the zombie pictures above and below to learn how to prepare yourself for a zombie apocalypse.