Oregon's Syndromic Surveillance Project: Oregon ESSENCE - Electronic Surveillance System for the Early Notification of Community-Based Epidemics, provides real-time data for public health and hospitals to monitor what is happening in emergency departments across the state before, during and after a public health emergency.
Information for Health Care Providers
Treatment guidelines for biological, chemical, and radiological incidents.
Medical Surge and Crisis Care
In a public health crisis, healthcare resources will be overwhelmed. The Oregon Public Health Division is addressing this need.
A biological attack, or bioterrorism, is the intentional release of viruses, bacteria, or other germs that can sicken or kill people, livestock, or crops.