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Public Health Emergency Preparedness

(610) 437-7760 Ext 3510

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM,
After hours for public health emergencies only, contact the Lehigh County Communications Center 610-437-5252

Geographic area served:
City of Allentown

Program Description:
Public health emergency management  to prepare for, respond to, and recover from public health threats and emergencies in the City of Allentown.

Primary Services:

  • Allentown Volunteer Medical Reserve Corps (AVMRC)
  • CodeRED Emergency Notification System
  • Prepare for, respond to, and recover from emergencies
  • Personal, family and worksite preparedness
  • Education, outreach and training
  • Disease surveillance and epidemiological investigations
  • Develop and test emergency plans based on local hazards and threats
  • Coordinate plans with local, state and federal partners
  • Risk communication and health Information dissemination