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Departmental Emergency Response

When an actual emergency or disaster event occurs in Colorado, the local jurisdiction may request state resources. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment supports public health and medical response, just one of 15 areas of emergency support.


The attached document is a comprehensive report about public health emergency response planning efforts in state-level response activities. This document is a reflection of the department’s commitment to public health emergency response in both policy and practice.


Notes: Links within the document will take you to reference material and other websites that provide more detailed information. Use the Bookmark tab within the Adobe Reader view to go to specific topics within the document. This is a large document (710 pages); printing the entire document is not recommended. 









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