Nebraska has made huge strides in planning and strengthening its emergency response to bioterrorism and other public health emergencies. Coordinating local, state, and federal resources is critical in strengthening our public health system and protecting people against future threats.
The federal government provides financial aid to the states through grant funds to assist with bioterrorism and emergency response planning at the state and local levels.
We must be ready to take care of ourselves, our families and our neighbors. We need to prepare to go it alone for at least a few days if we have to, until more help arrives. Being prepared for one emergency will help prepare for all kinds, including natural disasters and terrorism.
Here are four things you can do right now:
For further information and useful planning examples and tools: https://www.ready.gov/make-a-plan