The Princeton Health Department strives to keep Princeton residents up to date about preparedness for possible public health emergencies, including those caused by terrorism, weather disasters and naturally-occurring diseases such as "bird-flu."
The Princeton Health Department is an active participant of local, regional and statewide preparedness exercises to ensure readiness for public health related emergencies. To find information on how you can help the community in times of emergency, consider joining CERT (Community Emergency Response Team). Click here for more details.
The following links on this page provide regularly updated information that is part of our ongoing effort to promote awareness of these issues among residents:
How to make an emergency kit (English / Spanish)
New Jersey Department of Health Emergency Preparedness
Centers for Disease Control: Public Health Preparedness and Response
Centers for Disease Control: Preparedness Supplies to Gather
Centers for Disease Control: Preparedness Poster, What to Gather in an Emergency
Centers for Disease Control: Gather Your Emergency Water Supply
Centers for Disease Control: Gather Your Emergency Food Supply