Health Department



Pandemic h1n1

Strategic National Stockpile   (SNS)



Emergency Preparedness


To report a Public Health Emergency in Franklin County  call 911

DHSS Missouri Department Situation Room

Biological National Response Center
Hazardous Chemicals or in an emergency Call 911
Normal working hours for Public Health is 8:00 to 4:30
Call 636-583-7300
fax: 636-583-7305

Director/Administrator - Angie Hittson 636-583-7312
Regional Planner -  Justen Hauser 636-583-7310
Epidemiologist - Tony Buel - 636-583-7309 buelt@lpha.mopublic.org

Franklin County Department of Health is part of the CRI Cities. This is a federally funded program Cities Readiness Initiative This initiative is part of a national effort to prepare for biological events in our major cities.

This is a shared effort in our Region map of Shared Regional Emergency Response Resources



You can do your part by Being Ready


St. Louis Area Regional Response

SNS – What it means to you


Additional Resources 

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services

Information on Bioterrorism

Centers for Disease Control

Ready in 3

Missouri Homeland Security

  Department of Health and Senior Services

United States Postal Service

St. Louis University Bio-security

American Red Cross

Earthquake History

New Madrid Seismic zones


Registering as a Volunteer for Emergencies for Public Health

Mail in a Registration form to Franklin County Department of Health – 15 South Oak Union, MO 63084


To register as a volunteer for Franklin County Public Health Click on the link:

Volunteer form
For more information for Volunteers

Show-Me Response is Missouri’s Emergency System for Advanced Registration for Volunteer Health Professionals, which is a federal directive through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to support more efficient intrastate, state-to-state, and state-to-federal health care volunteer response.  Show-Me Response provides readily available, verifiable, up-to-date information regarding a volunteer’s identity, professional license verification status, and employment information, as well as tools to notify and manage the activation of volunteers.


Franklin County Offices  400 E Locust, Union, MO. 63084    hours: M-F 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM