Posts tagged "emergency preparedness"
South Carolina flooding becomes case study in community resiliency

South Carolina flooding becomes case study in community resiliency

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.
Building the next generation of climate change champions

Building the next generation of climate change champions

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.
APHA takes 'One Chance' to get ready for health emergencies

APHA takes ‘One Chance’ to get ready for health emergencies

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.
Get Ready Q&A: Donate to your local food bank year-round

Get Ready Q&A: Donate to your local food bank year-round

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.
Calling all animal lovers! Show APHA's Get Ready your baby animal photos

Calling all animal lovers! Show APHA’s Get Ready your baby animal photos

Learn how to enter your baby animal photos in this year's Get Ready emergency preparedness photo contest.
Public health should lead in assuring health security

Public health should lead in assuring health security

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.

Feb. 11 news: Emergency preparedness, car smog exposure, drug disposal kiosks

Check out today's public health news on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016.
CDC's Srinivasan: Emergency preparedness on Get Smart About Antibiotics Week

CDC’s Srinivasan: Emergency preparedness on Get Smart About Antibiotics Week

APHA's Get Ready Campaign caught up with CDC's Arjun Srinivasan, MD, to discuss Get Smart About Antibiotics Week.
The Nation’s Health (Storify): Paws for preparedness tips from the 2016 Get Ready calendar

The Nation’s Health (Storify): Paws for preparedness tips from the 2016 Get Ready calendar

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.
'Ready, Pet, Go!' Prepare for disasters with Get Ready's 2016 Calendar

‘Ready, Pet, Go!’ Prepare for disasters with Get Ready’s 2016 Calendar

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.
Get Ready Day: Are you prepared for emergencies?

Get Ready Day: Are you prepared for emergencies?

Tomorrow, Sept. 15, join APHA and public health leaders in celebrating Get Ready Day, an event to raise emergency preparedness awareness nationwide.
Get Ready: Prepare your community for a disaster with CERT training

Get Ready: Prepare your community for a disaster with CERT training

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.