Following the launch of the 2016 National Health Security Preparedness Index last week, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Paul Kuehnert discusses the importance of the public health community in meeting health challenges and why it must take the lead in preparing our communities for emergencies.
You can protect yourself against Zika. Here's how, APIC's Jill Holdsworth tells APHA in its Get Ready podcast.
APHA's Get Ready Campaign caught up with CDC's Arjun Srinivasan, MD, to discuss Get Smart About Antibiotics Week.
Whether you’re throwing steaks on the grill or baking cookies in the oven, food safety is something we all have to think about. And food safety during and after a disaster is even more important.
Looking for emergency preparedness tips or some cute animal imagery? Or both? The wild winners of “Ready, Pet, Go!,” APHA’s Get Ready Photo Contest, have got you covered.
Tomorrow, Sept. 15, join APHA and public health leaders in celebrating Get Ready Day, an event to raise emergency preparedness awareness nationwide.
Learn about the importance of CERT training for emergency preparedness with APHA's Mighty Fine, MPH, deputy director of APHA’s Center for Professional Development, Public Health Systems and Partnerships.
APHA’s Get Ready campaign spoke with Dr. Warren Friedman, senior advisor to the director at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes, to learn more about making safe homes.
Today is National PrepareAthon! Day, the perfect time for Americans to learn how to prepare for disasters. But how do cities take action? The Big Cities Health Coalition visited Capitol Hill this week to urge policymakers to restore emergency preparedness funding.
Do you have a unique pet, or just a really cute one? Do you enjoy going to the zoo? Snap a photo of an animal in a preparedness pose and enter Ready, Pet, Go! APHA’s Get Ready Photo Contest. The contest is using animals — of any kind — to promote emergency preparedness.
Daylights savings time began yesterday — and the biannual clock change is a perfect reminder to update, or create, your emergency stockpile before a health emergency occurs.
New e-cards whisper sweet-nothings of love — and preparedness — in time for Valentine's Day!