EPA Sharing Emergency Response Tools and Case Studies at 2019 Preparedness Summit

This blog post was written by: Dr. Sarah Taft, Division Director (Acting) for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency National Homeland Security Research Center Large-scale disruptions from intentional chemical, biological, and radiological contamination events, natural disasters like hurricanes, or industrial accidents such as oil spills cause devastating…

Funding Opportunity: 2019-2024 Public Health Emergency Preparedness

The 2019-2024 PHEP NOFO (Funding Opportunity # CDC-RFA-TP19-1901) is now available on Grants.gov. The available funding for Budget Period 1 is $620,250,000. The application deadline is 11:59 p.m. EDT on Friday, May 3. Attached is the 2019-2024 PHEP NOFO Fast Facts, which highlights key programmatic…

2019 Prep Summit: Radiation-Focused Sessions and Activities

Attend Radiation Forum Sessions to Increase Radiation Preparedness Knowledge The 2019 Preparedness Summit is just weeks away! The Summit will take place March 26-29 at the America’s Center Convention Complex in St. Louis, MO. This year at the summit, there will be a wide range…

Resources for Preventing Measles in Your Jurisdiction

Preliminary data reported to CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases show that, from Jan. 1 to Feb. 21, 2019, 159 people from 10 states (CA, CO, CT, GA, IL, KY, NY, OR, TX, and WA) have been reported as having measles. Six outbreaks…