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

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Personal and Family Preparedness

Florida Department of Health in Broward County



It is important that individual organizations and citizens are prepared to protect themselves, their families, friends and property in case of emergency. People can take steps now to help prepare for an emergency and cope if an emergency happens. These include:

  • Be informed: Learn what protective measures to take before, during and after an emergency
  • Make a plan: Prepare, plan and stay informed for emergencies
  • Build a kit for disasters to be prepared
  • Get involved: Find opportunities to support community preparedness

Additional Information:

CDC Emergency Preparedness and You
Florida Emergency Preparedness Guide