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Sep

08

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Disasters Don’t Plan Ahead. You Can

Posted by on September 8th, 2017 0 comments

NLM’s Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC) has provided the following information as a way for all of us to be better prepared when disasters strike. Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have us asking ourselves—are we ready to respond to a disaster in our community? You are probably asking yourself the same question. To prepare, you… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, News from NLM

Aug

04

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It’s Getting Hot Out There!

Posted by on August 4th, 2017 0 comments

It’s heating up here in Seattle and most parts of the Pacific Northwest with temperatures reaching triple digits in some areas. It’s important to find relief by staying hydrated, staying out of the sun, and limiting activity. Older adults, young children, and those whose health is compromised should be especially careful. But everyone should take… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, Health Literacy/Consumer Health

May

12

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Resources Focusing on the Opioid Epidemic

Posted by on May 12th, 2017 0 comments

The following is news from the NIH/NLM Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have declared opioid abuse an epidemic, calling it a serious public health issue. Two states, Florida and Maryland, have recently declared states of emergency in response to the opioid crisis. NIH MedlinePlus magazine has an… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, Health Literacy/Consumer Health, News from NLM, Public Health

Dec

06

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Updated Online CE’s Now Available for the Disaster Information Specialization

Posted by on December 6th, 2016 0 comments

From the Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC): Do you have some down time as 2016 comes to a close? Or maybe you made a resolution way back in January that you would learn something new this year?  We have a suggestion for how to end 2016 with a flourish! The NLM Basic Level Courses… Read More »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, News from NLM, Training & Education

Mar

03

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Getting Back to Normal: A Virtual Tabletop Exercise in Disaster Preparation (March 17)

Posted by on March 3rd, 2016 0 comments

On March 17 at 10:00am -11:30am PST, the NN/LM PNR will host a virtual tabletop exercise that will feature a scenario based on a major disaster. The disaster will impact the entire Northwest, disrupting the normal state of being in your community. Which disaster will strike? Attend the virtual tabletop exercise to find out!

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, Training & Education

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