Posts tagged "emergency preparedness"
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.

Typhoon Haiyan: What to do when disaster strikes somewhere else

When disaster happens, whether it’s close to home or far away, it can spark many emotions. Learn how you can better cope and respond to the devastation in the Philippines while also preparing for emergency at home.
APHA, communities nationwide ‘get ready’ for emergencies

APHA, communities nationwide ‘get ready’ for emergencies

APHA's staff celebrated Get Ready Day through a community blood drive, food drive and more. Meanwhile, communities nationwide shared the importance of preparedness. Read more to learn about the exciting day's events.

Sept. 16 news: Healthier teens, La. brain-eating amoeba, New Jersey emergency preparedness

Check out the latest public health news for Monday, September 16, 2013.

APHA to recognize National Preparedness Month through annual Get Ready Day

Get Ready Day is right around the corner. How will you get involved to make sure you and your community are prepared for emergencies?
Is America prepared for health emergencies?

Is America prepared for health emergencies?

Not quite, said APHA's Georges Benjamin and other public health leaders during a recent Capitol Hill briefing broadcast on C-SPAN.
How to prepare for a tornado

How to prepare for a tornado

The tornado that swept through the Oklahoma City area on Monday killed at least 24 people and injured 240 more. Today, the National Weather Service said that more severe weather is expected in the U.S. over the next 24 hours, including the possibility of more tornadoes.