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Use and share these CDC resources to stay informed about current and emerging public health issues.

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Emergency Preparedness & Response Resources


  • Emergency Preparedness & Response—Get information about how to stay safe during many types of public health emergencies
  • State and Local Readiness—Learn how CDC can help public health departments improve their ability to respond to public health incidents and build better prepared communities
  • CDC Support to Health Officials—Learn how CDC can help health officials respond to emerging local health concerns, and how they can communicate, consult, and partner with CDC
  • Epi-Aid—Learn about this mechanism for requesting the short-term assistance of CDC’s Epidemic Intelligence Service to respond to urgent public health problems
  • Travel Health Notices—Search this site by country name or disease to find out about current health issues related to specific destinations
  • CDC Online Newsroom—Access public health news, announcements, press releases, medical and disease happenings, story ideas, and photos in CDC’s digital gallery

Page last reviewed: September 14, 2018