When Hurricane Joaquin hovered over South Carolina in the fall of 2015 causing historic flooding, state residents — particularly in the Midlands region — had to quickly discover what they were made of.
The health impacts of climate change are already spurring a public health response from people working at state and local health departments, from urban planners to emergency responders and across the field.
Preparing for emergency situations can be a daunting task. But APHA’s Get Ready campaign has created a music video to make it easier for you.
APHA’s Get Ready campaign spoke recently with Natalie Jayroe, president and CEO of Second Harvest of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana, about the many public health benefits of food donations.
Learn how to enter your baby animal photos in this year's Get Ready emergency preparedness photo contest.
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.
Check out today's public health news on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016.
APHA's Get Ready Campaign caught up with CDC's Arjun Srinivasan, MD, to discuss Get Smart About Antibiotics Week.
As APHA shares its new Ready, Pet, Go! 2016 Get Ready Calendar, we take a look back at some of our favorite calendar photos from years past.
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.