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2019 APHA Annual Meeting Conference

This presentation will highlight four public health preparedness collaboration projects completed by the Philadelphia Department of Public Health in partnership with the Free Library of Philadelphia between 2014 and 2019. Project initiatives included the recruitment of Medical Reserve Corps Volunteers, training of Free Library staff and the general public in emergency preparedness, development of library emergency response roles, development and dissemination of public health bookmarks, and incorporation of National Library of Medicine online resources.
Identify roles of participants this project will serve: 
Public health professional
Project Lead:
Chad Thomas
Funding Source: 
MAR
Project Funding:
Federal Fiscal Year: 
2019
Funding Amount: 
$546
Funding Period:
Nov 2, 2019 to Nov 6, 2019
Project Status:
Completed