Engaging Children in Preparedness

Looking for ways to encourage children to think about preparedness? CDC’s family preparedness project called Ready Wrigley features activity books for ages 2-6 that follow a preparedness puppy as she tries to get her family ready for various events. The first two issues cover hurricane and earthquake preparedness. CDC plans to release Ready Wrigley app later in the year.

About Frances Bevington

Frances Bevington is the Senior Marketing and Communications Specialist for Public Health Preparedness at NACCHO. Her work includes emergency and risk communications planning, strategic messaging, and multichannel marketing for the adoption of best practices in public health preparedness. Twitter: @Wilkington

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