Summer scorchers can cause heat emergencies. See our new resource page for health professionals on how to prevent a heat emergency and what to do when presented with a heat-related medical emergency. Read more.
The Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness journal has published a special collection of research conducted following Superstorm Sandy. Read more.
On June 16, 2016 at 1:00 PM EDT, NCDMPH will host Points of Dispensing for Those with Access and Functional Needs, presented by Glenda Ford-Lee, MHR, from the Emergency Preparedness and Response Service Division of the Oklahoma State Department of Health. Read more.
The 2016 National Health Security Preparedness Index shows that overall, the nation is better prepared for managing emergencies than it was in 2013 when the index first began. Read more.
NCDMPH is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the Center's Disaster Health Education Symposium: Innovations for Tomorrow to be held September 8, 2016 in Bethesda, MD. Read more.
Aiding children with special healthcare needs during a disaster requires tremendous planning and procedures development. Rita V. Burke, PhD, MPH will present a one-hour webinar on this critical topic on March 31 at 1 PM, EDT. Read more.
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Persons of all ages should keep well hydrated to avoid heat exhaustion.