Preparedness in the News

Ebola Outbreak in Congo

*The following information was adapted from CDC’s DSLR Friday Update on May 25, 2018* On May 8, the Ministry of Public Health (MoHP) of Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) declared an outbreak of Ebola…

DHS FY18 Preparedness Grants

DHS has released their fiscal year (FY) 18 funding opportunities for eight Department of Homeland Security grant programs. Many of the grant programs provide funding to state, local, tribal, and territorial governments to improve the…

MMWR: 2016 Zika Birth Defects Surveillance

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published a new Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) describing 2016 Zika Birth Defects Surveillance data. This is the first report on the prevalence in the US states and territories of birth…