Health Preparedness Network

Health Alert Network

Health Alert Network (HAN) Notifications are announcements released by local, state, and/or federal health authorities. Rapid dissemination of health announcements will be provided as necessary to physicians, hospitals, first responder agencies, laboratories, etc. to raise awareness of current health incidents or situations.

HAN messages are described by one of these categories:

Health   Alert:
Conveys the highest level of importance; warrants immediate action or attention.

Health Advisory:
Provides important information for a specific incident or situation; may not require immediate action.

Health Update:
Provides updated information regarding an incident or situation; unlikely to require immediate action.

HAN Info Service:
Provides general public health information; unlikely to require immediate action


To join the Health Alert Network contact the Threat Preparedness Unit 304.485.7374


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