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Boots on the Ground: Maricopa County
In this podcast, we talk to CDC career epidemiology field officer Rebecca Sunenshine about her response efforts to a suspected tuberculosis case aboard a US Airways flight and the development of an airport emergency response plan. Created: 4/9/2014 by Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response (PHPR). Date Released: 4/9/2014.
Boots on the Ground: Maryland
In this podcast, we talk to CDC public health advisor Artensie Flowers to see how her work with the Maryland State Health Department increases local health preparedness and response. Created: 10/24/2013 by Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response (PHPR). Date Released: 10/24/2013.
Hurricane Season: Are You Ready?
Hurricanes are one of Mother Nature’s most powerful forces. Host Bret Atkins talks with CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health Director Dr. Chris Portier about the main threats of a hurricane and how you can prepare. Created: 9/24/2012 by Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response (OPHPR), National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH), and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR). Date Released: 9/24/2012.
Wildfire Smoke Health Watch
Smoke from wildfires can be dangerous to your health. In this podcast, you will learn the health threats of wildfire smoke and steps you can take to minimize these effects. Created: 7/23/2012 by Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response (PHPR). Date Released: 7/23/2012.
Antes, durante y después de un incendio forestal (Before, During, and After a Wildfire)
Cada vez más personas construyen sus hogares en lugares boscosos, ya sea dentro o cerca de bosques, áreas rurales o sitios remotos en las montañas. Estas áreas son más propensas a los incendios forestales. Los incendios forestales a menudo comienzan en forma inadvertida, pero se extienden rápidamente, y prenden a su paso maleza, árboles y casas. Los CDC recomiendan tomar una serie de medidas antes, durante y después de un incendio forestal local, a fin contrarrestar sus efectos negativos. Created: 11/1/2007 by Emergency Communications System. Date Released: 4/13/2009.
Proper Use of Candles During a Power Outage
Home fires are a threat after a natural disaster and fire trucks may have trouble getting to your home. If the power is out, use flashlights or other battery-powered lights if possible, instead of candles. Created: 8/10/2006 by Emergency Communications System. Date Released: 8/20/2008.
Before, During, and After a Wildfire
More and more people are making their homes in woodland settings – in or near forests, rural areas, or remote mountain sites - areas in which wildfires are more likely to occur. Wildfires often begin unnoticed. They spread quickly, igniting brush, trees, and homes. CDC recommends taking steps before, during, and after local wildfires to reduce the effect they have on your life. Created: 11/1/2007 by Emergency Communications System. Date Released: 11/1/2007.
Poblaciones en riesgo durante los incendios forestales
El humo de incendios forestales representa una seria amenaza para la salud de las personas que padecen enfermedades cardíacas y pulmonares, los adultos de mayor edad y los niños. Created: 10/25/2007 by Emergency Communications System. Date Released: 10/25/2007.
Evacuating the Area of a Hurricane
If a hurricane warning is issued for your area, or authorities tell you to evacuate, take only essential items. If you have time, turn off gas, electricity, and water and disconnect appliances. Created: 8/10/2006 by Emergency Communications System. Date Released: 10/10/2007.
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