Get useful preparedness tips and the latest updates on events. CDC uses Twitter to reach individuals and partners with timely health and safety information.
The official feed of CDC’s Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response – your source for the latest information on emergencies, preparedness tips, and real-time updates and health alerts for the public during an emergency.
PHPR on Linkedin
Join members with diverse backgrounds ranging from first responders to government administrators who are interested in public health. Participate in discussions that offer influential connections and networking opportunities, making LinkedIn a great resource and avenue for collaboration.
CDC Emergency on Facebook
Did you know there is a CDC Emergency Preparedness and Response page on Facebook? This page will keep you informed about how to be prepared for public health emergencies and disasters and provide information needed to protect and save lives during an event. Become a fan today! "Like" our Facebook page to receive updates, participate in future conversations, and more.
Public Health Matters Blog
CDC’s Public Health Matters Blog—named “Top Government Blog” (from the Science of Health)—gives readers a snapshot from the field as disease detectives investigate, prepare for, and respond to public health events. Subscribing to our blog is a great way to connect and learn about disaster preparedness.
Content Available for Syndication
CDC has developed content syndication pages, which are technical applications that allow CDC partners to display CDC health and safety information about emergency preparedness on their own Web sites.
- Gather Emergency Supplies
- Make a Plan
- Learn How to Shelter in Place
- Understand Quarantine and Isolation
- Maintain a Healthy State of Mind
CDC Email Updates
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is glad to offer a free email subscription service, which allows CDC.gov users to receive alerts by e-mail when new information is available.
- Emergency Preparedness and Response Website
- Recent Outbreaks and Incidents
- Radiation Emergencies Website
- Public Health Matters Blog
RSS, or Really Simple
Syndication, is an easy way to receive automatic updates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to your RSS reader.
- EPR What's New on Emergency Preparedness and Response
- Recent Outbreaks and Incidents
- Clinician Outreach and Communication Activities (COCA)
- CDC Emergency: Additional RSS Feeds
- All CDC RSS Feeds
Electronic greeting cards, or eCards, are in inexpensive and effective way to encourage healthy behavior and communicate health messages to individuals. Send a colorful greeting with a personal message to someone today!
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Preparedness and You
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Blast Injury Mobile App
This iPhone and iPad application supports pre-hospital and hospital healthcare providers and public health professionals in preparing for and responding to terrorist bombings and other mass casualty explosive events.
Ready Wrigley Mobile App
The Ready Wrigley mobile application has been designed to teach children what to do in emergency situations using age-appropriate language and activities.
- Page last reviewed: September 3, 2014
- Page last updated: December 17, 2014
- Content source:
- Division of Emergency Operations (DEO); Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response (OPHPR)
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