Emergency Preparedness

Emergency Preparedness Information

Everyone is encouraged to take simple steps to prepare for emergencies in their homes, businesses and communities.  The goal is to help yourselves, help your neighbors and help your communities Be Ready! The below websites include information, toolkits, lists and forms you can use to become better prepared for emergencies.


Rice County Emergency Preparedness Advisory Council


Emergency Community Health Outreach (ECHO)

Health & Safety Information in several different languages.  Check out the ECHO Website, ECHO TV, or call the ECHO phone at 1-888-883-8831

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MNResponds – Medical Reserve Corp

If you have a medical background and are interested in volunteering when a public health emergency happens…check out Minnesota Responds TODAY!