Category Archives: CDC

U. S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hurricanes + Gulf Oil Spill

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have added some timely and helpful information to their emergency preparedness pages, one topic being the conjunction of the oil spill currently endangering the ocean and coastlines along the Gulf of Mexico and and the … Continue reading

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Info from the CDC for Haiti Caregivers

The following page provided by the CDC gives a glimpse, from a different perspective from what is available via the media, of what conditions are like in Haiti.  As an example of how to help people be prepared to deal … Continue reading

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H1N1 Planning Info from CDC

The flu.gov website provided by CDC has recently added content specifically about planning for H1N1 during this season of influenza.  Among the many target audience groups they address are “Small Businesses” and “Institutions of Higher Education” (IHEs).  While many of us … Continue reading

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Pandemic Planning Page

The Toolkit has a new page to assist libraries taking part in pandemic planning.  The page (click here to view) contains links to the CDC’s H1N1 site (including a link to follow the CDC Twitter content), as well as to several … Continue reading

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