Emergency Preparedness and Response

CONTACT INFORMATION

Emergency Preparedness and
Response Program
Los Angeles County
Department of Public Health
600 S. Commonwealth Ave., Suite 700
Los Angeles, CA 90005
(213) 637-3600
(213) 381-0006 FAX

Public Callers who would like to reach the Emergency Preparedness and Response Program or a report a public health issue may also call 2-1-1 anytime.

2-1-1

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About Us

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health is the second largest public health system in the nation. It provides direct patient care and public health services for its more than 10 million county residents. The Department of Public Health protects health, prevents disease, and promotes the health and well-being for all persons in Los Angeles County.

The Emergency Preparedness and Response Program (EPRP) is one of many programs in the Public Health Department. The mission of EPRP is to assure preparedness of the public and community responders to a terrorist event, or other public health emergency, by coordinating federal, state, and local resources to provide public health staff training, community education, and exercises.

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Vision and Mission
Our Vision: Los Angeles County residents are protected from the public health consequences of both natural and intentional emergencies.

Our Mission: To prevent and mitigate the public health consequences of natural or intentional emergencies for Los Angeles County residents through threat assessment, planning, improved operational readiness, and timely response.
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