Emergency Preparedness

Emergencies can strike anytime. A tornado, a flood or even a terrorist attack can change lives. Missouri families, communities, businesses and schools need to take steps today to prepare for an emergency. Preparing today can save lives!

The Lawrence County Health Department, along with numerous community partners, work together to ensure that our residents will be assisted as much as possible during a disaster.

The Ready in 3 campaign, endorsed by the American Red Cross and the State Emergency Management Agency, has been developed to help families prepare for a disaster by following the 3 steps listed below.