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Jan

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NNLM Webinar on February 14: “Preparing for the Worst – Best Practices for Emergency Preparedness”

Posted by on January 19th, 2018

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 »

Posted in: Announcements, Education & Training, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Public Health

Jan

18

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WISER 5.1 Now Available!

Posted by on January 18th, 2018

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 »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness and Response, Mobile Devices, NLM Resources, Public Health

Jan

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Resources Addressing Radiation Emergencies

Posted by on January 17th, 2018

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 »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Events, NLM Resources, Public Health

Jan

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Apply for a Wildfire Community Preparedness Day Award!

Posted by on January 17th, 2018

National Wildfire Community Preparedness Day will mark its fifth anniversary on Saturday, May 5! You can help protect your community from wildfire by applying for a $500 Wildfire Community Preparedness Day grant through the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) by March 2. NFPA welcomes applications for one of 150 funding awards for $500 to work… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Consumer Health, Education & Training, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Events, Funding, Non-NLM Resources, Public Health

Nov

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Recording of Misperceptions and the Misused Language of Addiction Webinar Now Available!

Posted by on November 30th, 2017 Tags: , ,

On August 3, 2017, the NNLM New England Region (NER) sponsored the one-hour session Misperceptions and the Misused Language of Addiction: Words Matter, the first of four webinars in the Substance Use Disorders webinar series. In the webinar, Dr. Richard Saitz, Professor and Chair of Community Health Sciences, School of Public Health and Professor of… Read More »

Posted in: Communications Tools, Consumer Health, Education & Training, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Health Literacy, Non-NLM Resources, Public Health

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