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The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, & community efforts.

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Prepare Yourself

Florida Department of Health in Dixie County

Prepare Yourself and Your Family for Any Disaster

Be Informed
Build a Kit
Disaster Behavioral Health
Children's Disaster Preparedness
Current Hazards
Make a Plan
Preparedness for Individuals and Families

Diseases and Other Threats

Our best defense against disasters is to have a well-informed and prepared public. The information and links below provide important information on what to do before, during and after public health emergencies.

General Emergency Preparedness

Disasters can strike at any time. There are steps you and your family can take to help minimize risks to known hazards. This Emergency Preparedness Guide PDF will help you make a plan and get the right supplies.

Respiratory Disaster Planning Information and Guide–includes preparedness planning information that can assist oxygen users in getting ready for and being prepared for evacuation in the event of a disaster.

Suggested Healthy Emergency Food—This website provides tips and items to consider when putting together your emergency food supplies.

Also, visit www.floridadisaster.org and www.ready.gov for the latest information on preparing for disasters.