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Publications and Resources

CDC is committed to providing timely and accurate information on public health preparedness and response issues. This includes reports on the progress that state and local health departments are making to prepare and protect their communities, planning resources for public health professionals, and simple guides to help prepare your homes and families for an emergency. We hope that you find our resources helpful and please check back for updated publications.

Resources for the Public

  • Keep Calm Pink thumbnailEcards, posters, and graphics
    Tweet, share, or pin emergency preparedness messages on social media with our ecards and graphics. Spread the word that preparedness is in!
  • Be Ready InfographicsBe Ready Infographics
    CDC has a new library of infographics that teach readers about how to be ready for a range of different disasters, including hurricanes, wildfires, and more. Share them on social media or print them out to post in your office, school, or home.
  • Ready WrigleyReady Wrigley
    helps her family prepare for emergencies! Wrigley’s preparedness adventure will help you and your family get ready for the unexpected. In an emergency, would you know what to do?
  • Report coverAll-Hazards Preparedness Guide
    PHPR’s All-Hazards Preparedness Guide provides general preparedness information as well as comprehensive steps to follow before, during, and after specific hazards. Specific hazards covered include: Earthquake, Extreme Heat, Flood, Hurricane, Landslide/Mudslide, Pandemic Influenza, Radiation, Tornado, Tsunami, Volcano, Wildfire, and Winter Weather.

Resources for Professionals


Non-CDC Publications

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