Emergency Preparedness Program


The Anchorage Health Department’s Operations Center is currently activated at Level 1: SurveillanceThe Anchorage Health Department (AHD) is engaged with local, State, and Federal healthcare partners in response to the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China. The AHD has established their Department Operations Center to maintain awareness of unfolding events and to monitor for potential impacts to the Anchorage area.

For additional information, please visit:

US Center for Disease Control and Prevention


The Public Health Emergency Information telephone line is 907-343-4000.


The Emergency Preparedness section develops, coordinates and executes plans, policies and procedures, for public health disaster response in order to protect the health of the Anchorage population.

We are prepared to respond to natural, technological, or human caused disasters which create or threaten to create a public health emergency. Our three core public health response missions are: Mass Casualty, Mass Care, and Mass Prophylaxis.





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