sábado, 23 de abril de 2016

Public Health Emergency Weekly Report

Public Health Emergency Weekly Report

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

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HHS supporting study of Zika virus blood screening test

The development of a test to identify whether donated blood is infected with the Zika virus is moving forward with support from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response and the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health. Learn More >>
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HHS sponsors new broad spectrum antibiotic development

A broad spectrum antibiotic that could become the first of its kind to treat specific Gram negative and Gram positive infections as well as tularemia, a bioterrorism threat, will undergo the last steps in development with support from ASPR.  Learn More >>

Wildfire Preparedness

More and more people make their homes in areas that are prone to wildfires. You can take steps to be ready for a wildfire and prepare your home and landscaping to reduce your risk. Learn how to protect yourself and your family from a wildfire, evacuate safely during a wildfire, and how to stay healthy when you return home.  Learn More >>
America's Preparathon! Be Smart. Take Part. Prepare.

Take Action!  10 Ways to Participate in America's PrepareAthon

America’s PrepareAthon is a grassroots campaign for action to get families, organizations and whole communities better prepared for emergencies.  There are many ways that communities can prepare for disasters and emergencies – conducting a drill, educating their communities, planning together and more. Need help getting started? Here are 10 ways that you can take action in your community to prepare for disasters. Learn More >>
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Last Chance! Cast your Ballot in the My Preparedness Story Video Challenge

The entries are in and now it’s your time to choose.  Who’s got the best preparedness story?  You tell us!  Over the course of the last three months, over 75 students have answered the My Preparedness Story: Staying Healthy and Resilient Video Challenge by making their own short videos showing how they help protect health during disasters and every day. Now, we need your help to decide who has the best story!  Ballots are due today!  Learn More >>

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