Posts tagged "emergency preparedness"
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.
Get Ready with HUD's Warren Friedman: Making safe homes

Get Ready with HUD’s Warren Friedman: Making safe homes

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.

May 8 news: Mother’s Day ecards, measles vaccine, FDA and Blue Bell

Check out the latest in public health news for Friday, May 8, 2015.
APHA Get Ready: Working with minority communities to prepare

APHA Get Ready: Working with minority communities to prepare

In our new Get Ready Report podcast, we spoke with Nicole Lurie, MD, MSPH, assistant secretary for preparedness and response, about why emergency preparedness is important for racial and ethnic minority populations.
Big cities talk impact of emergency preparedness funding

Big cities talk impact of emergency preparedness funding

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.
Ready, Pet, Go! Enter APHA's 2015 Get Ready Photo Contest

Ready, Pet, Go! Enter APHA’s 2015 Get Ready Photo Contest

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.