Dallas County offices will be closed November 23rd and 24th in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

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Emergency Preparedness & Response Resource Links

Emergency Preparedness & Response Resource Links

2121 Panoramic Circle, Suite 240, Dallas, TX 75212
Telephone: (214) 653-7980 • Fax: (214) 653-7988


  • U.S. Homeland Security Department: www.ready.gov
  • OSHA's Emergency Preparedness & Response Information: www.osha.gov
  • OSHA's Evacuation Plans & Procedures Information: www.osha.gov
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): www.bt.cdc.gov provides information on national, state and local bioterrorism preparedness plans
  • National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH): www.cdc.gov provides guidelines for protecting ventilation systems in commercial and government buildings from chemical, biological or radiological attacks
  • U.S. Government: www.firstgov.gov provides updates on bioterrorism and anthrax precautions, warnings on emergency product frauds and charity scams, mail precautions, travel safety tips and contact information for federal agencies: www.firstgov.gov
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): www.epa.gov: Provides information on environmental safety and health risks & EPA Local Emergency Planning Committees. The EPA's Chemical Emergency Preparation and Prevention Office provide chemical accident prevention and preparedness info. in regards to weapons of mass destruction - www.epa.gov
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA): www.fema.gov provides basic tips for planning and surviving through various disasters including acts of terrorism and all-hazard emergency operations planning: www.fema.gov
  • U.S. Postal Service: www.usps.com provides information on how to handle suspicious mail
  • New York's Mt. Sinai School of Medicine's Department of Community, Preventive Medicine: www.mssm.edu provides a list of hospitals and institutions that offer medical screening examinations and updates
  • U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Emergency Response Guidebook: hazmat.dot.gov for emergency service personnel for hazardous material transportation incidents developed by the U.S., Canada and Mexico
  • U.S. Transportation Security Administration: www.tsa.gov provides passenger safety tips and security updates
  • American Red Cross: www.redcross.org provides disaster services emergency preparation checklist
  • American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE): www.asse.org provides safety and health information resources