Public health emergencies can be any disaster or crisis that can harm the health of people living in communities throughout Philadelphia. PDPH works every day to make sure Philadelphia is prepared for any kind of public health emergency. Our plans involve partners at the local, state, and federal levels.
The Public Health Preparedness Program offers printed and digital guidance, in-person and virtual trainings, mobile information desks, door to door canvassing and more. Topics include extreme heat events, severe storms and flooding and infectious disease outbreaks, like COVID-19, seasonal flu, and Hepatitis A as well as any emergent public health hazard affecting the city of Philadelphia. Click here to access outreach opportunities and resources.
Authorization to access these sites must be approved by the Philadelphia Department of Public Health's Division of Disease Control. Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to request information about becoming a response partner.