Posts tagged "emergency preparedness"

April 24 news: Strategic National Stockpile, opioid bill, ACOG guidelines, DEA opioid action

Check out today’s public health news on Tuesday, April 24, 2018.

April 17 news: Emergency preparedness, dangerous air, age and alcohol, light smoking risks, ulcer epidemic

Check out today’s public health news on Tuesday, April 17, 2018.

Jan. 9 news: Flu season, extreme weather, CHIP, home nursing care

Check out today's public health news for Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018.
What can disaster preparedness data tell us about obesity? More than you think

What can disaster preparedness data tell us about obesity? More than you think

Learn how a novel use of data is helping us better understand factors affecting obesity rates and possible solutions in this guest post from ICF.
Preparing for extreme weather to come

Preparing for extreme weather to come

Linking climate change, extreme weather and health.
Get Ready Day: A timely opportunity to spread the word about preparedness

Get Ready Day: A timely opportunity to spread the word about preparedness

Get Ready Day is Sept. 19! How are you using it to promote preparedness?
In the same boat, not on the same deck

In the same boat, not on the same deck

Reflections on hurricanes, undocumented residents and LGBTQ people.
Above-normal hurricane season on its way

Above-normal hurricane season on its way

Get ready to batten down the hatches! The Atlantic hurricane season, which began June 1, is expected to be above normal. Find out what that means and who's at risk in this latest entry from APHA's Get Ready Blog.
Join the environmental health conversation!

Join the environmental health conversation!

Investing in a robust environmental health system is crucial for equitable and accessible prevention of and response to emergencies.
New reference for a public health approach to emergencies

New reference for a public health approach to emergencies

APHA updates essential resource for public health disaster management.
Daylight saving begins March 12: Don’t forget to set your clocks and check your stocks

Daylight saving begins March 12: Don’t forget to set your clocks and check your stocks

APHA's Get Ready campaign shows you how you can use the clock change as a reminder to check your preparedness stockpile.
Watch: CDC’s Schuchat talks emerging disease threats, emergency response

Watch: CDC’s Schuchat talks emerging disease threats, emergency response

Anne Schuchat of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention chats with APHA TV about being more proactive in engaging populations in creating and implementing solutions to our big health problems.