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Department of Health:
140 County Highway 33W
Suite #3  

Cooperstown, NY 13326

Phone: 607.547.4230
Fax: 607.547.4385

Office Hours:     8:30-4:30

Summer Hours: 9:00-4:00

                       (July - August)

After Hours : 607-547-1697

 

MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of the Otsego County Health Department is to work in partnership with the community to improve and protect the health and well-being of all residents of Otsego County through health education, disease control and prevention, and public health preparedness.

 

                   Heidi Bond

  Public Health Director

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Emergency Preparedness

Emergency Preparedness:   What you should know

 

Preparedness is an every day task for everyday life.  Being prepared for all types of emergencies is crucial and the best way to protect you and your family is to plan for the unexpected before it happens.  The occurrence of natural and or manmade disasters is a reality.  Disaster can strike quickly and may happen without warning.  It can force you to evacuate your neighborhood, workplace or school or it can confine you to your home.  The best way to make you and your family safer is to be aware and prepare.  The Otsego County Department of Health encourages you to make a kit, make a plan and be informed.

 

    Are you prepared for a disaster?  

Are You Ready?

Cover of Are You Ready publication

Copies of Are You Ready? are available through the FEMA publications warehouse (1.800.480.2520). For large quantities, your organization may reprint the publication. Please visit our reprint page for more information. Visit the FEMA Website @  www.fema.gov

 

Otsego County Medical Reserve Corps

A disaster can occur at any time, in any community and without warning. Being prepared for all types of emergencies is crucial. We could be faced with a natural disaster, disease outbreak, or an act of terrorism. Your personal preparedness and your response as local citizens are essential to saving lives and recovering from such events.

Volunteers will be needed in the event of an emergency.  When an emergency happens; wouldn't it be great to know that help is available? We can’t do it alone but we can as a team working together to support our communities. Please take a moment now and consider joining a volunteer organization like the Otsego County Medical Reserve Corps.

The Otsego county Medical Reserve Corps is a volunteer team of health care professionals and non health care individuals helping their communities prepare for, respond to, and mitigate emergencies, disasters, disease outbreaks, and pressing public health needs - Join Now

Over the last several years, the Otsego Coutny Medical Reserve Corps has been active and has assisted public health and American Red Cross agencies with

  • H1N1 influenza clinics during 2009-2010
  • Tetanus clinics during flood clean up 2011
  • Shelter operations during Tropical Storm Lee 2011
  • Shelter operations during Superstorm Sandy 2012

 

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Federal Emergency Management Agency

New York State

Division of Homeland Security

and  Emergency Services

Otsego County Office of Emergency Services

 

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