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Oct

29

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Resources for Coping with Trauma

Posted by on October 29th, 2018 0 comments

As many of you may know, NNLM MAR’s offices are located at the University of Pittsburgh, just a few miles from the Tree of Life Synagogue where 11 people lost their lives on Saturday morning. While all NNLM MAR staff are physically safe, we grieve with our friends, neighbors and colleagues. This morning, we received… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Disaster / Emergency Preparedness, Health Professionals, In the Region, K-12, Outreach, Public Health

Sep

25

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National Preparedness Month: Save For an Emergency

Posted by on September 25th, 2018 0 comments

September is National Preparedness Month (NPM), a reminder to prepare ourselves and our families now and throughout the year. This year’s theme focuses on planning: Disasters Happen. Prepare Now. Learn How. Each week of NPM focuses on a specific aspect of the overarching theme, to help individuals, families, communities and organizations consider how they plan… Read More »

Posted in: Disaster / Emergency Preparedness

Sep

18

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National Preparedness Month: Check Your Coverage

Posted by on September 18th, 2018 0 comments

September is National Preparedness Month (NPM), a reminder to prepare ourselves and our families now and throughout the year. This year’s theme focuses on planning: Disasters Happen. Prepare Now. Learn How. Each week of NPM focuses on a specific aspect of the overarching theme, to help individuals, families, communities and organizations consider how they plan… Read More »

Posted in: Disaster / Emergency Preparedness

Sep

10

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National Preparedness Month: Learn Life Saving Skills

Posted by on September 10th, 2018 0 comments

September is National Preparedness Month (NPM), a reminder to prepare ourselves and our families now and throughout the year. This year’s theme focuses on planning: Disasters Happen. Prepare Now. Learn How. Each week of NPM focuses on a specific aspect of the overarching theme, to help individuals, families, communities and organizations consider how they plan… Read More »

Posted in: Disaster / Emergency Preparedness

Sep

04

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National Preparedness Month: Make and Practice Your Plan

Posted by on September 4th, 2018 0 comments

September is National Preparedness Month (NPM), a reminder to prepare ourselves and our families now and throughout the year. This year’s theme focuses on planning: Disasters Happen. Prepare Now. Learn How. Each week of NPM focuses on a specific aspect of the overarching theme, to help individuals, families, communities and organizations consider how they plan… Read More »

Posted in: Disaster / Emergency Preparedness

Feb

21

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Social Media Analysis During Disasters

Posted by on February 21st, 2018 0 comments

New from the Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC) comes this self-paced course for Disaster Information Specialists! For emergency managers, information specialists, and others responding to large-scale disasters, it is challenging to filter through the volume of noise on social media to identify valid, actionable information. This course will help participants develop and implement a… Read More »

Posted in: Disaster / Emergency Preparedness, Education, Technology

Jan

22

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Do You Know What to Do in the Case of a Radiation Emergency?

Posted by on January 22nd, 2018 0 comments

Get Inside. In a radiation emergency you may be asked to get inside a building and take shelter for a period of time. Learn more about sheltering options. This action is called “sheltering in place.” Get to the middle of the building or a basement, away from doors and windows. Bring pets inside. Stay Inside…. Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Disaster / Emergency Preparedness, News from NLM/NIH

Jan

16

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Webinar: Managerial Perspectives on the Role of Public Libraries in Disaster Response

Posted by on January 16th, 2018 0 comments

Join the Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC) for this exciting opportunity in February! The Natural Hazards Center at the University of Boulder recently posted a summary by Dr. Linder Zarankin outlining her research on how public service organizations, specifically libraries, perceive their roles in disaster response. In this webinar, Managerial Perspectives on the Role… Read More »

Posted in: Disaster / Emergency Preparedness, Education, Open Access, Public Health

Sep

27

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#OpioidAwareChat for Recovery Month

Posted by on September 27th, 2017 0 comments

September is National Recovery Month.  Join our colleagues for a Twitter chat on September 29 from 2-3pm ET to learn how stigma against opioid use disorder can impact recovery and more by following #OpioidAwareChat.  NIH Director Dr. Francis Collins, NIDA Director Dr. Nora Volkow, NINDS Director Dr. Walter J. Koroshetz, special guest American Society of Addiction Medicine,… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Disaster / Emergency Preparedness, Education, Health Professionals, News from NLM/NIH, Public Health

Sep

25

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Community Health Maps: Using Mapping Tools during Disasters

Posted by on September 25th, 2017 0 comments

The Center for Public Service Communications and its partner Bird’s Eye View, together with the National Library of Medicine (NLM), have developed the Community Health Maps (CHM) initiative. CHM’s premise is that community-based organizations, environmental health groups, public health agencies, and emergency management departments are in a better position to serve their populations when they… Read More »

Posted in: Disaster / Emergency Preparedness, Education

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