Posts tagged "emergency preparedness"

Oct. 16 news: Ebola preparedness, The Great Shakeout, schools and whole milk

Check out the latest in public health news for Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014.
Prepare for disasters on National PrepareAthon! Day

Prepare for disasters on National PrepareAthon! Day

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.
Tots offer tips for emergency preparedness

Tots offer tips for emergency preparedness

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.
APHA Google+ Hangout helps Americans prepare for emergencies

APHA Google+ Hangout helps Americans prepare for emergencies

Can Americans prepare for infectious disease outbreaks, extreme weather events, mental health disasters and active shootings? Yes, they can.
Today is Get Ready Day

Today is Get Ready Day

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.

Sept. 2 news: Food prices and Ebola, U.S. eating habits, state emergency standards for kids

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, September 2, 2014.
APHA wants your baby photos for emergency preparedness calendar

APHA wants your baby photos for emergency preparedness calendar

It’s a simple formula, really: Emergency preparedness + baby pictures = public health at its finest and cutest.

April 8 news: PTSD treatment, anti-vaccine dangers, NPHW disaster preparedness

It's National Public Health Week! Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, April 8, 2014.

Feb. 3 news: HPV vaccine not promoting sex, lowered abortion rate, marijuana food safety

Check out the latest in public health news for Monday, February 3, 2014.
AJPH Q&A: Older Americans at greater risk in natural disasters

AJPH Q&A: Older Americans at greater risk in natural disasters

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.
APHA holiday e-cards promise smiles, health preparedness for loved ones

APHA holiday e-cards promise smiles, health preparedness for loved ones

Are you ready to give the perfect gift this holiday season? APHA is here to help you prepare, literally.
New index measures national, state emergency preparedness

New index measures national, state emergency preparedness

A first-of-its-kind guide to emergency preparedness was released yesterday in Washington, D.C., measuring our nation’s readiness.