Community Protection

Provided below is a list of resources and information regarding emergency preparedness and response for medical providers, schools and the community at large.

To effectively serve Clay County communities, the 24/7 public health emergency phone number has been given to local first-responders and hospitals.

For all emergencies call 911. For public health emergencies, contact the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services at 800-392-0272.

Information for Everyone
Information from the Missouri Department of Health and Human Services and the American Red Cross on how to protect you and your family from biological, chemical radiological and nuclear emergencies.
Information for Medical & Public Health Professionals
Information from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, REMM and CDC on response to biological, chemical, radiological, nuclear and other public health emergencies.
Other Resources
Natural Disaster
Natural disasters can strike at any time, and although they cannot be avoided, there are many things people can do to protect their lives and their properties in case of such an event.

Weather Resources
Disaster Websites/comprehensive Resources
Evacuation Centers
Food Safety
Immunizations
Mental Health
Additional Information
Children & Disaster Terrorism
The main goal of emergency response regarding children of any age and any developmental stage is to promote adjustment and help them to cope with the traumatic event. This link will provide you with useful information both for first responders and parents/caregivers of children facing a traumatic event.
Other Useful Links