Fort Bend County’s Health and Human Services Department received this honor by meeting 305 comprehensive preparedness benchmarks required by Project Public Health Ready, a unique partnership between the National Association of County and City Health Officials and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This recognition confirms that Fort Bend County has a thorough and coordinated emergency response plan in place as well as the staff training required to protect the health of the community during an emergency.
Fort Bend County Judge Bob Hebert said, “Our HHS Department is one of only 34 departments in the nation to receive this recognition, confirming that we are well prepared for any health emergencies”.
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