- To prepare for, respond to and recover from health emergencies affecting the State of Tennessee.
- The Emergency Preparedness Program is responsible for developing plans for the Tennessee Department of Health to protect the health of residents and visitors from the effects of man-made and naturally occurring events.
- The EP program coordinates with federal, state and regional partner agencies such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency and local health departments to identify resource and planning needs.
Six Domains of Preparedness
Impact Statement Repository
Hospital Preparedness Program Stories from the Field. The Hospital Preparedness Program establishes a nationwide healthcare emergency management system that strengthens the ability of our nation's communities to prepare for, respond to, and recover from health and medical threats- saving lives 24/7/365.
Public Health Emergency Preparedness Stories from the Field. The Public Health Emergency Preparedness Program strengthens the ability of our nation's communities to prepare for, withstand, and recover from public health threats- saving lives 24/7/365.
Communicable and Environmental Diseases and Emergency Preparedness
Tennessee Department of Health
710 James Robertson Parkway
3rd Floor, Andrew Johnson Tower
Nashville, TN 37243