Posts tagged "emergency preparedness"
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.
Prepare for cuteness overload: The 2017 Get Ready Calendar is here

Prepare for cuteness overload: The 2017 Get Ready Calendar is here

It’s the most wonderful time of the year: Time for your new Get Ready Calendar!
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.