Public Health Emergencies
Public health emergencies can stem from a wide range of possibilities from natural, technological, or man-made events. Examples include release and exposure to toxic industrial chemicals or hazardous materials, naturally occurring events such as disease, pandemics, or biological hazards.
Rutherford County Emergency Management works with numerous agencies to prepare for, mitigate, respond, and recover from events which may affect the public.
For more information on public health concerns you may visit the Rutherford County Health Department, The Tennessee Department of Health, or Center for Disease Control websites.