This information is for public health professionals, their partners in education, healthcare, law enforcement, government and business; and others with a professional interest in emergency preparedness.
Emergency Communications Toolkit
Resources for Public Health Emergency Centers
Isolation and Quarantine
Emergency legal authorities
This memorandum from the Washington State Office of the Attorney General explains the emergency powers of local health agencies, Washington State agencies and the Governor.
For emergency planners: EMS and auxiliary transportation planning tools that may be available to transport patients and others during an emergency.
Emergency Preparedness Grant Matrix
Water System Operator Emergency Information
Washington’s healthcare incident management system providing tools for statewide healthcare collaboration.
Because emergencies do not respect borders, Washington works closely with partners in other states, Canada and its provinces, and tribal governments to develop relationships and formal agreements that will help us help each other during public health and other emergencies.
PNWBHA: Washington is a member of the the Pacific Northwest Border Health Alliance (PNWBHA). You can find out more about alliance activities on the PNWBHA website.
Emergency Services Agreement: The cross border agreement facilitates sharing of Emergency Medical Service staff and resources between the governments of Washington and British Columbia.