Emergency Preparedness

Thank you for visiting the Jefferson County Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response webpage. Our staff is here to serve the public health needs of the community before, during and after an event. Emergency preparedness involves the resources of public health, emergency response teams, law enforcement, community members and our dedicated volunteers.

Report Emergencies

  • Report a community public health emergency at any time by calling 303-232-6301 or 303-239-7156.
  • Report a radioactive materials incident at any time to the Colorado Department of Health and Environment at 303-877-9757.

The Colorado Health Emergency Line for the Public, managed by CDPHE and the Rocky Mountain Poison Center, is available to provide consistent up-to-date information to the public on various public health emergency topics. Call the line at 877-462-2911.

Medical Providers: Sign Up for the Health Alert Network


JCPH works in close partnership with:

Healthcare Coalition

Are you a healthcare facility interested in emergency preparedness and response? You are welcome to participate in the Metro Foothills Healthcare Coalition (MFHCC) Chapter of the North Central Region Healthcare Coalition (NCR HCC): https://ncrhcc.org/chapters/metro/

Additional Resources