Bioterrorism is the deliberate release of a biological substance such as bacteria, viruses, fungi or their toxins into a community to create panic, fear, disease or death in people.
On these pages you can learn more about these potential bioterrorism agents and their effects, get the answers to frequently asked questions about how to prepare for a potential bioterrorism emergency, and explore our many links to Internet resources on bioterrorism.
Emergency Hotline Numbers
- CDC Public Information:
- visit the CDC Emergency Preparedness & Response website
597 Center Avenue, Suite 200A
Martinez, CA 94553