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Macon County Public Health Center
1830 Lakeside Drive
Franklin, NC 28734

Phone: (828) 349-2081
Franklin or Highlands

Fax: (828) 524-6154

Kathy McGaha, MS, Director


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Community Preparedness

The Community Preparedness Coordinator of Macon County Public Health works to insure a state of readiness for any public health crisis which may arise. The Prepredness Coordinator coordinates and plans for public health responses to public health emergencies both natural and manmade. The Coordinator works closely with Emergency Management and other partners to readiness to events that affect the health of the community. This included staff training, development of disaster plans, organizing disaster drills, and procuring emergency supplies and equipment. The coordinator also facilitates the Macon County Disaster Preparedness Team and acts as a liaison to the Public Health Regional Surveillance Team.

For more information about preparedness or to request the Preparedness Coordinator to come and speak to your agency or organization contact:

Melissa Leatherman
Macon County Public Health Preparedness Coordinator

Are You and Your Family Prepared for Disaster?

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