Emergency Preparedness

San Miguel County Public Health contracts with the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) to upgrade our ability to effectively respond to a range of public health threats. Our preparedness and response capabilities are achieved by planning, training, and exercises. 

  1. Pack an Emergency Kit
  2. Make a Plan
  3. Be Informed
  • Water – one gallon per person, per day for at least seven days.
  • Food – nonperishable. Don’t forget to pack a manual can opener.
  • Flashlights, extra batteries, cell phones with chargers and a battery powered radio.
  • First aid kit, a seven-day medicine supply including prescription drugs, emergency blanket and toiletries.
  • Copies of important documents such as insurance cards and immunization records and emergency contact information.
  • Multipurpose tool, extra cash, map(s) of the area and extra sets of keys.
  • Remember to include supplies for babies, pets, older individuals and those with special needs.