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.
On July 17, 2015, the HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response released a compendium of its emergency management products, services and capabilities in one easy-to-navigate Web site. 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.
NCDMPH recently received a CDC grant, along with Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the State of Maryland's Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, to examine and enhance public health workers' sense of efficacy toward Hurricane Sandy recovery. Further information ...
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