The Grafton-Taylor County Health Department Threat Preparedness Program is responsible for providing direction, coordination and assessment of local readiness, interagency collaboration and preparedness of public health in response to all hazards events in Taylor County.  

GTCHD Threat Preparedness includes: 

  • Volunteer Recruitment and Retention (WVREDI)

  • Public Health Preparedness Education and Training

  • Public Health System Preparedness

  • Strategic National Stockpile response

  • Emergency Preparedness and Response Planning

  • Taylor County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) development and support. Including Emergency Operations Planning, training and exercises, public information and early warning, and the development of volunteer programs such as the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). 

Shawn Thorn
Threat Preparedness Coordinator

Useful Links:

WV Ready

WV Center for Threat Preparedness

Disaster Preparedness

Interested in learning more about Threat Preparedness?

Click LEARN MORE for more information!

Threat Preparedness