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September is National Preparedness Month. But why mention that in mid-August? Because I’m happy to announce a brand-new Graphic Medicine Book Club Kit focused on Emergency Preparedness and Recovery just in time to include as part of National Preparedness Month activities. Using Don Brown’s Drowned City: Hurricane Katrina and New Orleans, this kit provides a… Read More »
Posted in: Graphic Medicine
Summer is a great time to be outside going to the beach or community events, having fun. But with heat waves happening more often and for longer stretches of time, it’s important to stay healthy by being prepared. Who is most at risk? The elderly, children, people with chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart… Read More »
Posted in: Public Health
The 2018 NACCHO Preparedness Summit (April 17-20, 2018-Atlanta, GA) was my first chance to tell people about the emergency preparedness resources available from NLM including DIMRC and MedlinePlus. Check out the Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC) to find resources for preparedness professionals, community organizations and the general public on preparing your community and your… Read More »