Planning Efforts

The tragic events of September 11, 2001 changed Americans forever. But from this tragedy emerged a new resolve to protect ourselves against another attack.

In 2002 the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services accepted a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to hire a team of professionals to increase preparedness in Missouri. From that grant, Region D received four bioterrorism planners. Since then, changes in funding have allowed local public health departments to receive monies to hire planners on their own.

For a list of planners and other staff in southwest Missouri, visit our Bioterrorism/Emergency Response Team page.

Planners work with local public health departments, emergency management agencies and other partners to prepare plans for public health emergency response and mass prophylaxis.

Planning Resources

Crisis Planning for Schools   (.pdf)
Business and Industry   (.pdf)
Head Start / Day Care   (.pdf)
Individuals with Special Needs   (.pdf)

Visit our resources page for additional planning documents.

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