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.
Looking for a unique way to express your affection on Valentine’s Day? Try emergency preparedness-themed e-cards from APHA's Get Ready campaign.
In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, the “superstorm” that ravaged the Northeast last week, and yesterday's nor'easter that whipped snow and wind across the mid-Atlantic, FEMA worked yesterday to mobilize families and communities to help prepare for disasters.