Do you have a plan? Are you prepared? September is National Preparedness Month and the Public Health Preparedness office of the Brownwood/Brown County Health Department encourages the citizens of Brownwood and Brown County to take the time to create or review their emergency preparedness plan. The 2019 National Preparedness Month theme is "Prepared, Not Scared."


National Preparedness Month weekly themes include:

Week 1: Sept 1-7 - Save Early for Disaster Costs

Week 2: Sept 8-14 - Make a Plan to Prepare for Disasters

Week 3: Sept 15-21 - Teach Youth to Prepare for Disasters

Week 4: Sept 22-30 - Get Involved in Your Community’s Preparedness


Citizens are encouraged to stop by the Brownwood/Brown County Health Department, 510 E. Lee Street to pick up a National Preparedness Month packet containing preparedness information and resources. Additionally, personal and disaster education presentations can be requested for community groups, clubs, and civic organizations by contacting the PHP office.


As always, the PHP staff at the Brownwood/Brown County Health Department is willing to visit with citizens and assist them in the emergency preparedness planning process. The PHP office can be contacted at 325-643-3793 or at