Carroll County Public Health Preparedness and Response works with other government agencies and private industry to plan for an integrated response to, and recovery from, an act of bioterrorism or any other public health emergency. Involved agencies regularly participate in disaster training and exercises to ensure a coordinated response to a disaster that would affect Carroll County.
Special Populations Emergency Planning Committee
The term "special population" refers to any group that may have additional needs before, during and after an emergency.
Members of this population include, but are not limited to:
·Physically or mentally disabled
·Those who live in institutionalized settings
·Limited or non-English speaking individuals
·Those from diverse cultures
Special Populations Emergency Planning Committee Mission:
Our mission is to provide the support and information needed by the community to more effectively prepare for, and recover from, an emergency. We assist in building, strengthening and maintaining relationships between the emergency response and the special population communities within our county in order to facilitate emergency preparedness.
If you would like more information about this committee, please contact 410-876-4857.