Monthly Archives: June 2014

The Social Vulnerability Index

Every community must prepare for and respond to hazardous events, whether a natural disaster like a tornado or disease outbreak, or a human‐made event like a harmful chemical spill. A number of factors, including poverty,…

2014 Cross Border Public Health Preparedness Workshop

Date: May 12-14, 2014 Staff Representative: Resham Patel The Pacific NorthWest Border Health Alliance Cross Border Public Health Preparedness Workshop is designed to address emerging public health threats, bio-preparedness, and health security. The theme for the 2014 workshop was Exploring…

Medical Countermeasures Workgroup May Report

The Medical Countermeasures (MCM) Workgroup held their monthly meeting on May 12. Discussions revolved around the various Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s initiatives the MCM Workgroup is currently involved in; specifically including the upcoming release…