Cortland County Health Department has a mission to plan for, respond to, and assist the County to recover from emergencies and disasters. It is an active member of Cortland County's Local Emergency Planning Committee. The Health Department maintains plans for:
Conducting Mass Distribution of Vaccines or Medications
Establishing a Special Needs Shelter
Isolation and Quarantine
Receiving Assets From the CDC's Strategic National Stockpile
Responding to a Disease Outbreak
Responding to a Radiological Event
The contact person for emergency preparedness is Lisa Perfetti, contact Lisa at 607-753-5139.
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The following links may be helpful in developing an emergency preparedness plan:
Use this Cornell Cooperative Extension emergency preparedness page to prepare for farm and general rural emergencies and disasters. It links extension educators, emergency managers, and community officials to enhance resilience and reduce the impact of disasters in New York communities.