Planning and Response
The Public Health Preparedness (PHP) department of the Florida Department of Health in Lafayette County focuses on protecting the residents and visitors of Lafayette County from man-made and natural disasters. The PHP Coordinator serves as the planning and training liaison between the health department and other emergency response agencies in the county. The Coordinator assists the health department prepare for the possible effects of manmade or natural disasters, such as hurricanes, influenza pandemics and bio-terrorism events.
The Florida Department of Health in Lafayette County coordinates with local and regional planning partners to develop response plans to ensure that we are prepared to protect the health of our community.
For more information about our Disaster Preparedness Programs call 386-362-2708.