Medical Reserve Corps Units Help Their Communities Get Ready during National...

Today is Get Ready Day, which reminds Americans to prepare themselves, their families, and their communities for all disasters and...

Sep 17, 2013 | Admin

  • CDC Looks at Preparedness from a Historical Perspective

    During National Preparedness Month, CDC’s Public Health Matters blog will be covering the history of preparedness and how it has...

    Sep 12, 2013 | Frances Bevington

  • Investing in Public Health Preparedness: Moving Beyond Our Reactionary Funding Cycle

    Twelve years ago today, the United States experienced the worst terrorist attack on our soil, which since has shaped the ebb and flow...

    Sep 11, 2013 | Jack Herrmann

  • Medical Reserve Corps Units Help Their Communities Get Ready during National Preparedness Month

    Today is Get Ready Day, which reminds Americans to prepare themselves, their families, and their communities for all disasters and hazards, including pandemic flu, infectious disease, natural disasters, and other emergencies. While it is important to take the time today to prepare for a disaster or emergency, Americans should be prepared all year for any unforeseen event.

    Sep 17, 2013 | Admin

    CDC Looks at Preparedness from a Historical Perspective

    During National Preparedness Month, CDC’s Public Health Matters blog will be covering the history of preparedness and how it has shaped the agency’s response to disasters. Topics will include 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina and how those events led to adoption of CDC’s IMS structure and state-of-the-art Emergency Operations Center (EOC). Topics will also include major […]

    Sep 12, 2013 | Frances Bevington

    Investing in Public Health Preparedness: Moving Beyond Our Reactionary Funding Cycle

    Twelve years ago today, the United States experienced the worst terrorist attack on our soil, which since has shaped the ebb and flow of public health preparedness policy and funding. Catastrophic events such as 9/11, Hurricane Katrina, and the H1N1 influenza outbreak led to an infusion of federal funding to state and local governments that soon dried up after each response ended.

    Sep 11, 2013 | Jack Herrmann

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