In our new Get Ready Report podcast, we spoke with Nicole Lurie, MD, MSPH, assistant secretary for preparedness and response, about why emergency preparedness is important for racial and ethnic minority populations.
Do you have a unique pet, or just a really cute one? Do you enjoy going to the zoo? Snap a photo of an animal in a preparedness pose and enter Ready, Pet, Go! APHA’s Get Ready Photo Contest. The contest is using animals — of any kind — to promote emergency preparedness.
Daylights savings time began yesterday — and the biannual clock change is a perfect reminder to update, or create, your emergency stockpile before a health emergency occurs.
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.
Can Americans prepare for infectious disease outbreaks, extreme weather events, mental health disasters and active shootings? Yes, they can.
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.
June is Men’s Health Month, a great time to remind American men and boys that they need to be prepared for emergencies. Check out tips from APHA Men's Health Caucus member Steve Petty.
This Mother's Day, did you give the gift of preparedness? There's still time with Get Ready's new Mother's Day e-cards.
Are you a parent of an infant or expecting a child? If so, it’s important you take time to prepare yourself and your infant to be safe during emergencies.
Are you ready to give the perfect gift this holiday season? APHA is here to help you prepare, literally.
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.
Check out the latest public health news for Wednesday, September 18, 2013.