People are better able to withstand, adapt to, and recover from adversity when they make healthy choices, like the decision to prepare for disasters, emergencies, and disease outbreaks. Prepare Your Health for the personal health hazards and risks that could arise from impacts on utilities, public health systems, and the healthcare infrastructure.
The Public Health Preparedness and Response National Snapshot 2017 demonstrates how federal investments enhance our nation’s ability to respond to public health threats and emergencies. It is our most recent annual report where we present activities that occurred during 2015 and 2016. We spotlight select examples of our work that help inform our actions and investments going forward.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has created Ready Wrigley to provide parents, guardians, teachers, and young children with tips, activities, and a story to help the whole family prepare for emergencies. Together with your child, join Wrigley as she helps her family prepare for emergencies by staying informed, packing emergency kits, and making a family plan.