Public Health Preparedness and Response

The Modoc County Public Health Department's, Emergency Preparedness and Response Program focuses on identification of potential risks and measures to minimize risks, identifying resources, development of response plans, and supplies education for communities, organizations, and individuals. The Modoc County Public Health Department is also responsible for implementing the Modoc County Hospital Preparedness Program and Pandemic Flu grants through state allocated funds.

Healthcare Preparedness Coalition
The Modoc County Healthcare Preparedness Coalition (MCHPC) is a coalition made up of local healthcare facility representatives within Modoc County that work to develop, refine and sustain partnerships to assist with healthcare facility preparedness, response, recovery and mitigation efforts to prepare for the event of a local disaster. The MCHPC meetings are held bi-monthly, and held at the Modoc County Health Services Building, 441 N. Main St., Alturas Ca. 96101. The next MCHPC meeting will be held August 7th, 2013.

For questions, comments or concerns please contact Devin Olio, MCPHD Emergency Preparedness Coordinator, at 
(530) 233-6311.
Current Monthly Meeting Agenda: 
  •  Coming Soon
Meeting Attachments
  • Coming Soon
Past Meeting Agendas                                                
  • December                                                                                                                         
  • January, 2013- No Meeting                                                            
  • February
  • March
  • April 
  •  June
Past Meeting Minutes 

Training Opportunities

Don't Be Scared, Be Prepared

One of the most important steps in preparing for a disaster is to ensure that your prepared. Make sure your family has made the adequate preparations for a disaster event in your community. This includes creating a family disaster kit that will last 72 hours, making an emergency plan and staying informed. 

The Modoc County Public Health Department is excited to announce the implementation of the Support and Aid for Everyone Program (SAFE) within Modoc County. The program is a voluntary participation program that focuses on the at-risk population within our community. If your are interested in signing up for the SAFE program or have any questions, please contact 233-6311.

Family Preparedness