Minority Health Emergency Preparedness

You can find links to a variety of minority health emergency preparedness  resources from this page. All external hyperlinks are provided for your information and for the benefit of the general public. The Department of Health Services does not testify to, sponsor, or endorse the accuracy of the information provided on externally linked pages.

In order to reach every person in a community during a public health emergency, public health leaders need to know the locations of at-risk populations, the best method to reach them, and the appropriate language in which to communicate. Below are resources for providing culturally competent outreach to diverse populations during an emergency.

Logo for the National Resource Center, Advancing Emergency Preparedness for diverse communities

The National Resource Center on Advancing Emergency Preparedness for Diverse Communities is a clearinghouse of resources to facilitate communication, networking and collaboration to improve preparedness for minority and other at-risk communities.

Last Revised: October 13, 2015