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Apr

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National Public Health Week: Focus on Injury and Violence Prevention

Posted by on April 5th, 2018

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 »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education & Training, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Events, MedlinePlus, NLM Resources, Public Health

Feb

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New Course for Disaster Information Specialists: Social Media Analysis During Disasters!

Posted by on February 20th, 2018

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 new course, Social Media Analysis During Disasters, will help participants develop and implement a plan to effectively monitor and analyze disaster information on social media…. Read More »

Posted in: Education & Training, Emergency Preparedness and Response, NLM Resources, Public Health, Social networking

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

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