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Today’s theme for National Public Health Week focuses on Injury and Violence Protection. Check out these National Library of Medicine resources to prepare for and respond to incidents of gender-based violence during and after disasters: The NLM Public Health Resources Tutorial is a portal to explore five topic areas: Consumer Health, Disasters and Public Health Emergencies, Environmental… Read More »
The NNLM South Central Region (SCR) is hosting the one-hour webinar, Preparing for the Worst: Best Practices for Emergency Preparedness, on Wednesday, February 14, at 8:00am PST. Registration is not required. The presentation will focus on surfacing and discussing some practical “best practices” when considering organizational preparedness and operational resilience. Key points during this brief… Read More »
WISER 5.1 is now available on all platforms! The following new features are included in this release: CHEMM (“CHEMM 2.0”) has extensive new and updated content, e.g., guidance and reference materials. New Acute Exposure Guideline Levels for airborne chemicals (AEGL) data from the EPA. Data updates based on the latest Hazardous Substances Data Bank (HSDB) content…. Read More »
The false alert sent to everyone in Hawaii this past Saturday caused panic and alarm. Now that it is clear there is no immediate threat, this unfortunate incident can serve as a reminder to prepare for all types of hazards and emergencies. Do you know what to do in the case of a radiation emergency?… Read More »