Preparedness in the News

Decontamination Guidance for Chemical Incidents

HHS released a recommendations guide called Primary Response Incident Scene Management (PRISM) for mass patient decontamination. Community planners can build scientifically sound actions into emergency response plans based on the recommendations, which were informed by…

NOAA Releases 2016 U.S. Spring Outlook

Below is the outlook for Spring 2016 in the United States from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). For more about flood safety, visit http://www.floodsafety.noaa.gov/. Overview According to NOAA’s U.S. Spring Outlook released on March…

ASPR TRACIE Releases New Zika Resource

The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response’s TRACIE team released a new document entitled, “Zika: Resources at Your Fingertips.” The document provides Zika virus resources and an overview of public health and…