Working with Our Partners to Improve the Health and Safety of Las Animas and Huerfano Counties.

Since 2003, public health agencies around the world have been preparing for threats such as natural disasters, terrorist attacks and pandemics. In Las Animas and Huerfano Counties Public Health, we have been working to increase our capacity to respond to emergencies by strengthening old partnerships and creating new ones.

The program involves state, regional, and local emergency response partners working with the public to enhance the overall ability of communities in the South Region (Custer, Fremont, Huerfano, Las Animas, and Pueblo counties) to prepare for and respond to all hazards that they might face, particularly those hazards that potentially impact the public’s health.

The Emergency Preparedness and Response program is dedicated to providing helpful and informative resources in the areas of disease, natural disaster, terrorism and other emergency threats.