The Oregon Public Health Division works with local health authorities and tribes to ensure that all Oregonians get accurate and timely
emergency information in the event of a public health emergency.
public health emergency, Oregon Public Health Division will work together with key partners to get important messages protecting the
public’s health and safety out quickly through a variety of channels,
including television, print, radio and web-based media, and the
Oregon Public Health Division's web site.
Health communicators work to identify and
outreach to risk communication partners throughout the state in an
effort to prepare for and respond to a public health emergency. Oregon Public Health Division also supports local health departments
by providing training and technical assistance in crisis and emergency risk communication
methods and strategies and the development of outreach materials for the
public on a variety of emergency preparedness topics.
Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication (CERC) Toolkits by Public Health Hazard
- 2014 Crisis and Emergnecy Risk Communication Toolkit for Wildfires (Word) (PDF)
- 2014 Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication Toolkit for Extreme Heat (Word) (PDF)
- Risk Communication Toolkit for Winter Weather (Word)(PDF)
- Risk Communication Toolkit for Flooding (Word) (PDF)
For more information about risk communication
For more information about using social media during an emergency