Photo: US Navy GOES satellite image of Hurricane Irma approaching the Caribbean​, September 5, 2017

​​​​​​​In the wake of hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, APHL activated its Incident Command System ​to assist member laboratories with their response. The association facilitated communications between CDC and member labs, shared laboratory needs with policy makers and the public, and ​participated in CDC's Em​ergency Operations Center (EOC)​ State/Local and Partner Conference Calls.  ​

The resources below are provided to assist with future responses. Members may email with questions or requests for assistance.

Emergency Res​​​ponse

​​Drinking and Surface Water

Sampling and Testing Guidelines

Informational Resources​

​Infectious Diseases​​

Physical Dam​​age Repair and Cleanup

State Laboratory Information​


For more information, or if you have questions, please contact the APHL Emergency Operations Center at