The Lewis County Public Health Emergency Preparedness Program is dedicated to the education and betterment of the communities of Lewis County in steps that they can take to be better prepared, respond to and recover from any type of Public Health Emergency that may arise:
Lewis County Public Health has an all-hazard plan in place and conducts exercises periodically to ensure we are prepared, as a community, to respond quickly and effectively to threats endangering the health of the citizens of Lewis County.
Two POD Sites currently able to be used in the event of an emergency | South Lewis Central School & Lowville Academy & Central School.
Education and Communication is the key to ensuring that community members are informed of strategies that they can implement to help reduce their risks in an emergency.
Emergency Preparedness is something that everyone in the community should take part of. Whether it is a bad storm or other harsh weather scenario, house fire, medical emergency, chemical spill, disease outbreak, or an act of terrorism, there are steps that each of you can take to reduce your risks during times of emergencies.
Additional Preparedness Resources: