Resources Within ‘Preparedness’

Pandemic Planning and Response: Critical Elements for Business Planning

Pandemic preparedness and response is a shared responsibility involving government (local, state and federal) and the private sector. A pandemic has the potential to be a catastrophic disaster of unprecedented

Mental Health and Behavioral Guidelines for Response to a Pandemic Flu Outbreak

It is only relatively recently that attention has been focused on the mental health impact of disasters. Previously, concerns related to immediate physical health and community infrastructure risks in the

Protecting Your Health and the Health of Your Family: H1N1 Influenza Guidelines

It is important to protect your health and the health of your family for risk of H1N1 influenza (referred to as “swine flu” early on). This virus is spreading from

Disaster Preparedness and Response for Our Nation’s Military and Their Families

Our nation’s service men and women and their families have a proud tradition of understanding and responding to high-risk situations and environments. These situations en- compass war on foreign soil,

Business Leadership in Bioterrorism Preparedness

The workplace has been the primary target of terrorism in the United States. The events of 9/11, the anthrax attacks of 2001, the Oklahoma City bombing, and the 1993 World

Courage to Care: Safety, Health, Preparedness (For Families – Archive)

This fall our nation observes the 5th anniversary of 9/11, the anthrax attacks, and the War on Terror. Service members and their families have played a vital role in our

Courage to Care: Public Health Emergencies (Family)

Public health emergencies, such as the swine flu epidemic, create a call to action for individuals and families to take responsibility for their health. The public is a key partner

Courage to Care: Public Health Emergencies (Provider)

Public health emergencies, such as those involving a potential global pandemic, create numerous opportunities and challenges around public health communication, preparedness, and response. Healthcare providers play a significant role in

Courage to Care: The Health Consequences of Disasters and Evacuation

This installment of Courage to Care is designed to facilitate doctor-patient dialogue around the health implications of exposure to disasters, especially those that require the need for evacuation. The talking

Courage to Care: Fostering Safety, Health, and Preparedness (Archive)

Military medical providers will play an important role this fall as the nation observes the 5th anniversary of 9/11, the anthrax attacks, and the War on Terror. Disaster anniversary events

Courage to Care: Family Planning for Disasters

Major events such as Hurricane Katrina make us think about the impact of such disasters on our family and loved ones, and how prepared we would be. Whether we live