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Aug

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Libraries as Recovery Centers: a free CE opportunity from the GMR

Posted by on August 2nd, 2019 0 comments

Are you interested in an amazing opportunity to learn to work with librarians, first responders, health professionals, and the public in emergencies for free? The Midwest Chapter of the Medical Library Association (MLA) invites you to attend special training in the field of disaster information and planning at the joint WHSLA*, SWHSL*, and Midwest Chapter… Read More »

Posted in: Conferences and Meetings, Emergency Preparedness, From the GMR, Funding, Public Health

Aug

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Hurricane Preparedness for South Central Region

Posted by on August 25th, 2017 0 comments

Although the GMR is more likely to face a tornado or a blizzard, our sister region, South Central (SCR), is preparing for the onslaught of Hurricane Harvey. NLM Disaster Information Research Center (DIMRC) offers the following information and resources: Hurricane Harvey is expected to be Category 3 when it hits land off the Gulf of Mexico,… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, General, NLM Resources

Sep

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All Awards Are Live!

Posted by on September 15th, 2016 0 comments

Hello, members! The GMR is currently offering eight different funding opportunities and are accepting applications for all awards. Advisory groups have started reviewing the first group of applications that were submitted by the initial September 12th deadline (Emergency Preparedness Award, Express Outreach Award, Technology Improvement Award and Professional Development Award), but the GMR will continue to… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Emergency Preparedness, Funding, General, Outreach, Public Health, Technology

Sep

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Where did that month go?

Posted by on September 2nd, 2016 0 comments

Just a few weeks ago, I posted an article in the GMR blog highlighting the fact that September is National Preparedness Month. From the CDC, to the American Red Cross, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Ready.gov, and your local county (Cook County, IL; Johnson County, IA), city (Fargo, ND, Louisville, KY), university (University of… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, Funding, Training

Aug

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Four Awards Currently Open & Application Training

Posted by on August 24th, 2016 0 comments

The Professional Development Award and the Emergency Preparedness Award are now available. The application deadline for all four of our current awards is September 12th, 2016. The GMR is currently accepting applications for four awards and training is available to help you apply. Bobbi Newman will lead two training sessions that are specifically tailored to… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, Funding, General, News from the Region, Outreach, Technology, Training

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