Emergency Planning & Preparedness
Health Services of Lyon County collaborates with County EMS, Hospital and various other community partners to establish our emergency response plans. A vital role of our department in emergency planning and preparedness is to provide education to the population in order to promote individual preparedness, have the ability to assist in response to a public health emergency as well as assist in the recovery of an emergency.
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