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.
This Mother's Day, did you give the gift of preparedness? There's still time with Get Ready's new Mother's Day e-cards.
Are you a parent of an infant or expecting a child? If so, it’s important you take time to prepare yourself and your infant to be safe during emergencies.
Most U.S. states need to make some improvements to better protect residents against infectious disease outbreaks and ready their communities for public health disasters, according to new analyses from health groups.
New research from the American Journal of Public Health finds that older adults are at a greater risk when it comes to being prepared for natural disasters. Read on to learn more about the findings and how to help seniors during emergencies.