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!
Is the U.S. ready to respond to or prevent health threats — like Ebola — in real time? Yes and no, according to the 2014 National Health Security Preparedness Index.
Don't have a disaster plan in place? Now is the time! September 30 marks National PrepareAthon! Day, in which the Federal Emergency Management Agency encourages Americans to prepare.
They may be still be in diapers, but the winners of APHA’s “Tips from Tots Photo Contest,” sponsored by its Get Ready campaign, are sharing sage advice about emergency preparedness.
Can Americans prepare for infectious disease outbreaks, extreme weather events, mental health disasters and active shootings? Yes, they can.
Today, APHA asks one very important question: Are you ready? It’s Get Ready Day — APHA’s annual event to raise emergency preparedness awareness nationwide.
June is Men’s Health Month, a great time to remind American men and boys that they need to be prepared for emergencies. Check out tips from APHA Men's Health Caucus member Steve Petty.
It’s a simple formula, really: Emergency preparedness + baby pictures = public health at its finest and cutest.