Preparedness & Emergencies

Public health staff can provide information and assistance with preparedness planning for individuals and families.

Wisconsin Emergency Assistance Volunteer Registry (WEAVR)
Wisconsin Pandemic Flu Resource

Avian Influenza

Avian Influenza is caused by a virus that is common in wild aquatic birds worldwide. These birds can also infect poultry and other bird or animal species.
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Ebola is an acute illness that has a high mortality rate.The virus is spread from wild animals to humans, and is spread to humans through human-to-human transmission.
The best way to help prevent the spread of the virus is through good infection prevention methods such as hand washing, and avoiding individuals who are infected.


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