Communicating with the Public
Environmental health professionals: Find resources to help you communicate with the public after an emergency.
Use or adapt CDC guidance for developing messages and products
- CERC tools can help agencies prepare and communicate before, during, and after an emergency.
- Preparedness key messages can help agencies develop products for diverse audiences.
- The Drinking Water Advisory Communication Toolbox can help water utilities plan for, develop, implement, and evaluate communication activities with the public and stakeholders during drinking water notifications and advisories.
Use or adapt CDC messaging and educational materials
- Digital and print educational materials by topic.
- Educational materials in 23 languages, including American Sign Language (ASL).
- Health and safety concerns for all disasters.
- Hurricane messaging toolkit with health and safety information the public can send to loved ones in hurricane-affected areas.
- Public service announcements (PSAs) and podcasts.
- Emergency social media channels and more.
Page last reviewed: April 20, 2020