A Modern Approach to Public Health Preparedness

While critically important to our nation, public health preparedness faces obstacles in coordination of response, synthesis of data, long-term projections and true situational awareness.

Today’s toughest challenges have one thing in common: location. When disaster strikes, governments need to locate health services, responders and victims to protect lives, resources and critical infrastructure. The field needs to look to the future – and that’s where geographic information systems (GIS) comes in.

Download this report to learn how GIS can improve public health preparedness efforts when responding to increasing threats and disasters.

Download A Modern Approach to Public Health Preparedness to learn how:

  • Governments across the country are implementing GIS in their community public health outreach efforts.
  • GIS helps public health preparedness efforts overcome legacy challenges.
  • Real government examples like how West County Health Centers in Sonoma County, CA were able to use GIS tech to make proactive outreach calls during the October 2017 wildfire.