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Oct

07

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NLM Resource Guide Responds to Hurricane Matthew

Posted by on October 7th, 2016 0 comments

National Library of Medicine (NLM) Disaster Health is responding to recent events with a Hurricane Matthew Health Related Resources Guide. The guide includes links to: Federal and state-specific resources Social media for situational awareness Situation reports Maps Public health information General hurricane information and more The guide will be updated as new information becomes available…. Read More »

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

Sep

30

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Recording Available for Inaugural Session of “NN/LM Resource Picks” Webinar Series

Posted by on September 30th, 2016 0 comments

The archived recording of the first one-hour session for the new NN/LM collaborative webinar series, NN/LM Resource Picks, is available. The topic was Don’t Wait, Communicate About Disaster Preparedness! with presenter Siobhan Champ-Blackwell from NLM’s Specialized Information Services Division, Disaster Information Management Research Center. View the webinar by clicking on the YouTube video player below…. Read More »

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

Sep

09

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September is National Preparedness Month

Posted by on September 9th, 2016 0 comments

The theme for 2016 National Preparedness Month is Don’t Wait, Communicate. Make Your Emergency Plan Today. Ready.gov and CDC suggest weekly themes as reminders to take different types of action toward preparedness. NLM Disaster Health has paired some of its best preparedness resources with the weekly themes: Week 2: Preparing Family & Friends The Community… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education & Training, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Mobile Devices, NLM Resources, Non-NLM Resources, Public Health

Sep

08

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Major Content Update for NLM’s Radiation Emergency Medical Management (REMM) Resource

Posted by on September 8th, 2016 0 comments

Since the last major content and design update to the National Library of Medicine’s REMM resource in September 2015, significant content updates have occurred, including the following highlights: New York City Department of Health gave REMM permission to host and publish their Field Guide for Health and Safety Officers: Radiological Incidents. This is an extraordinary… Read More »

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

Sep

02

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Updated NLM Hurricane and Flood Information Resources

Posted by on September 2nd, 2016 0 comments

The tropical storm moving up the East coast, the recent severe flooding in Louisiana, and the near miss of two storms in Hawaii are reminders about the devastation and health consequences that wind and rain can bring to communities. To help you prepare and/or respond with authoritative health information resources, NLM’s Disaster Information Resource Management… Read More »

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

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