What did the nation's top health leaders learn following the first reported case of Ebola in the United States? Read more.
NCDMPH is pleased to introduce its latest educational offering, "Caring for Older Adults in Disasters: A Curriculum for Health Professionals."Read more.
Best practices for preparing nursing homes in your area for a disaster will be featured at our September 22 webinar. Read more.
"Don't Wait. Communicate. Make Your Emergency Plan Today." is this year's National Preparedness Month's theme. Read more.
The National Institute of Environmental Health Science recently released an eye-opening report on changes needed in biohazard preparedness in anticipation of future infectious disease outbreaks such as Ebola. Learn more.
The CDC's National Immunization Awareness Month shines a light on importance of following a childhood immunization schedule. Learn more.
The newly released Competency Connector from NCDMPH is a guide for healthcare professionals, and those who educate them, on the critical knowledge they need to adequately prepare for disasters and public health emergencies. Learn more.
Learn from the experts about how hospital administrators can integrate pediatric needs into their facility's policies. Learn more and register.
On July 28, 2015, the FDA released its latest table-top exercise on food-related emergencies, "Mass Mayhem." Learn more.
Huge crowds gather on the National Mall in Washington DC to watch the July 4th Fireworks every year, and this year was no exception. However, this year strong storms that swept across the Washington DC Metro area caused the NPS and the USPP to enact their Safe Haven Plan.
FEMA recently released an interactive disaster data visualization tool. This tool allows users to explore a wide variety of data on disasters dating back to 1953. Learn more.
On June 15th, 2015, ASPR launched the Technical Resources Assistance Center and Information Exchange (TRACIE). TRACIE is a platform to provide access to information, promising practices, and technical assistance to those working in public health or healthcare system preparedness. Learn more about TRACIE.
Our peer-reviewed learning objects cover relevant topics related to pediatric disaster health. Visit our online learning page to explore lessons that discuss topics such as: tracking & reunification of children in disasters; radiation issues in children; and psychosocial impacts of disasters on children. Lessons are accredited with continuing education credits via the Professional Education Services Group, an accredited CME company.
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Special Clinical Studies Unit (SCSU) nurse Megan Schlosser stands in one of the unit's patient care rooms at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The SCSU was used to isolate and treat Ebola patients in 2015. -- Source: NIH