About OPR

The Office of Preparedness & Response (OPR) is the lead agency for Utah’s public health and medical preparedness and response. The OPR is housed within the Utah Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Division of Population Health.  


To promote an effective and resilient public health and emergency health care system to respond to emergencies and disasters through professional development, preparedness, and partner coordination.


A knowledgeable, customer-oriented team dedicated to meeting the needs of our public health and medical response partners.

Office of Preparedness & Response Organization Chart

OPR Organization Chart