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Resources You Can Use: Low-Cost, No-Cost Preparedness

Posted by on September 20th, 2021 0 comments Tags: ,

September is national preparedness month and the week three theme was “Low-Cost, No-Cost Preparedness.” But what does that mean? What actions can we take to prepare for emergencies that are low or no cost? Preparedness can feel daunting, but it isn’t an all or nothing activity. Small actions can make a big difference during and… Read More »

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Aug

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Resources You Can Use: Hurricane Season

Posted by on August 20th, 2021 0 comments Tags: ,

It’s that time of year again. Hurricane season in the Atlantic Basin (Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico) is from June 1 to November 30 and peaks in mid-August to late October.   Here in the Northeast, hurricanes may not be the first thing we think of when we think about preparing for… Read More »

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Resources You Can Use: Climate Change and Extreme Heat

Posted by on July 18th, 2021 0 comments Tags: , ,

A few weeks ago, a heat wave in the Northwest lead to a strongly worded statement from Seattle-King County Public Health and Oregon Health Authority urging Portland residents to seek help from their primary care providers for heat related illness due to high demand in Emergency Departments. At the same time another heat wave in… Read More »

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Sep

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Graphic Medicine and Emergency Preparedness

Posted by on September 21st, 2020 0 comments Tags: ,

September is National Preparedness Month! How can graphic medicine help with emergency preparedness, response and recovery? Graphic Medicine is comic books and graphic novels that cover topics of health and wellness.  The visual format makes the information easier to understand and digest.  By reading a personal, non-fiction story, we can learn about issues we may not… Read More »

Posted in: Graphic Medicine

Aug

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NNLM’s Public Health Webinar Series: September Preview

Posted by on August 18th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

Public health professionals mark your calendar for the second Wednesday of every other month from 2:00-2:45 PM ET (September, November, January, etc.). We hope you’ll join us to learn about topics such as data in community health assessment and finding emergency preparedness health information and more. Every webinar in this series will offer .75 CECH for Certified Health Education Specialists!… Read More »

Posted in: NPHCO, Public Health, Webinars

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