West Coast Wildfires: Resources for Response & Recovery

This summer, the dry, hot weather has produced conditions of drought that have sparked dozens of wildfires across nine states in the Western United States, including California, Washington, Idaho, and Montana. These wildfires have destroyed over half a million acres of land and required large-scale evacuations. On August 26, 2016, the National Interagency…

National Preparedness Month: Engaging Local Health Departments and Medical Reserve Corps Units

September offers a wide range of public health awareness events for local health departments (LHDs) and Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Units to get involved in, so why should September’s National Preparedness Month be a priority? The answer is simple: preparedness work is a big part…