Personal Preparedness

Summit County Family Emergency Preparedness GuideSummit County Family Emergency Preparedness Guide

The Summit County Family Preparedness Guide is also available in hard copy.

Please call Katie at 435-333-1503 to request copies for your family or organization, free of charge.

Click here to download a copy of this important preparedness guide.

Being ready for a disaster or other public health emergency can be difficult. It cannot be predicted when or where one of these events may occur; however, certain steps can be taken to be better prepared. 1) Assembling a disaster supply kit, 2) developing a personal and/or family disaster plan, and 3) staying informed of potential disasters are the key steps in preparing for emergency situations. During emergency situations, staying calm and using common sense are always the best defense.

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Personal Perparedness Materials

Be Ready Utah’s ‘Ready Your Family’

Be Ready Utah’s ‘Ready Your Family’ focuses on preparing individuals and families for potential emergencies and disasters. Ready Your Family also provides you with information about the natural hazards we have in Utah so you can be informed about the potential risks and dangers involved with each one.

Ready America

This program is designed to educate and empower Americans to prepare for and respond to emergencies including natural disasters and potential terrorist attacks. The goal of the campaign is to get the public involved and ultimately to increase the level of basic preparedness across the nation.

Summit County Health Department Home Care Guide for Influenza (the Flu)

This guide will help you prevent influenza and what you can do if you or a loved one is home sick from the flu.

Flu.gov For Individuals & Families

It is important to know about the different flu viruses currently in circulation, their risks, and what you can do to protect yourself and the people you care for. This site provides information on everyday steps you and your loved ones can take to help protect yourselves against infection from flu viruses, and there are steps you should take if you become infected.

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