Check out the latest in public health news for Monday, February 3, 2014.
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.
Are you ready to give the perfect gift this holiday season? APHA is here to help you prepare, literally.
A first-of-its-kind guide to emergency preparedness was released yesterday in Washington, D.C., measuring our nation’s readiness.
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'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.
Check out the latest public health news for Monday, September 16, 2013.
Get Ready Day is right around the corner. How will you get involved to make sure you and your community are prepared for emergencies?
Not quite, said APHA's Georges Benjamin and other public health leaders during a recent Capitol Hill briefing broadcast on C-SPAN.
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.
Do you love your mother? Well, she deserves more than a $3 Hallmark card. Send her a preparedness e-present instead!
National Infant Immunization Week is from April 20 – 27, focusing on improving the health of children 2 years old or younger. Immunizations can protect infants from 14 preventable diseases, including chickenpox, measles and the flu.