domingo, 16 de agosto de 2015

Public Health Emergency Weekly Report

Public Health Emergency Weekly Report

Public Health Emergency.  Resilient People. Healthy Communities.  A Nation Prepared.

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From the ASPR Blog: The need for more patient-centered care for America’s aging population

As people live longer, we will likely see an increased demand for acute care and a need for better coordination of care across the healthcare continuum. By improving these everyday systems, our communities are better able to withstand disasters and public health emergencies. Learn More >>

Medical Reserve Corps Volunteers staff call center

Medical Reserve Corps Volunteers provided approximately 13,897 hours in community service as part of the domestic Ebola response

Medical Reserve Corps volunteers and staff have served throughout the domestic Ebola response by helping to educate their communities, improve situational awareness, screen patients, staff call centers and support epidemiological research. Check out the 2014 Domestic Ebola Response Medical Reserve Corps Activities Report to learn what they did – and why it mattered. Learn More >>

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Chemical Hazards Emergency Medical Management:  Developing a community chemical response plan

Does your community have a disaster response plan for chemical emergencies?  Does it include a plan to identify harmful toxins? If the answer is no, check out CHEMM to learn how your community can start developing a plan to protect health in a chemical emergency.  Learn More >>

September 3.  1-2 PM ET. #Prep4Moms

#Prep4Moms Tip: Plan coping strategies before a disaster strikes

Disasters are stressful for everyone, but they can be particularly difficult for pregnant women, new moms and babies. Before a disaster strikes, plan on ways that you can help yourself and your family cope.  Learn simple strategies you can use to help keep your family healthy in a disaster during the #Prep4Moms twitter chat on September 3, 2015.  Learn More >>
Public Health Emergency Weekly Report

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