Emergency Preparedness

Emergency Preparedness plans for and responds to public health emergencies for the residents and visitors to Wyandotte County.

What We Do

  • Prepare and plan for public health emergencies with community partners and agencies we respond to.

  • Coordinates with epidemiology regarding disease surveillance within the county to ensure early detection of outbreaks.

  • Plans for social distancing include isolation, quarantine, and closing venues to decrease disease spread.

  • Plans to disseminate health information during public health emergencies to ensure residents and visitors have the most accurate and updated information.

  • Plans for mass countermeasure dispensing/vaccination to residents and visitors in an emergency where medications/vaccines are available.

  • Exercises with community partners and agencies to ensure a timely and well-coordinated response.

Kansas State Statute (K.S.A)

Ch. 65 - Public Health - artic. 57, sec. 65-5728, 65-118 - Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know

Kansas Administrative Regulations (K.A.R)

Agency #28 - Diseases - artic. I, sec. 28-1-2 - Infectious or Contagious Diseases and Conditions