Navigation Links
Red Cross, CDC Ready Country for Emergency Threats
Date:6/16/2009

Last Thursday, the World Health Organization raised its pandemic alert level to phase 6, indicating the widespread nature of the H1N1 flu in advance of the traditional flu season.

American Red Cross and CDC officials call upon communities to take basic preparedness steps, which can have as much impact as national and regional planning.

On Tuesday, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies will release the 2009 World Disasters Report, which emphasizes the importance of community preparation and early disaster warning in order to minimize damage. The American Red Cross offers information at www.redcross.org on assembling a supply kit, creating a family plan, and dealing with the challenges of various disasters. The CDC offers advice on flu preparedness at www.cdc.gov/h1n1flu.

About the American Red Cross

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and counsels victims of disasters; provides nearly half of the nation's blood supply; teaches lifesaving skills; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a charitable organization -- not a government agency -- and depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its humanitarian mission. For more information, please visit www.redcross.org or join our blog at www.redcrosschat.org.

Editor's Note: For b-roll of hurricane and flu preparedness, visit www.redcross.org/video. To speak with preparedness experts, please call Mat Morgan at 202-262-9148.


'/>"/>
SOURCE American Red Cross
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Insurance Department to Hold Statewide Meetings on Proposed Consolidation of Independence Blue Cross, Highmark
2. Independence Blue Cross, Jefferson Health System Reach Agreement on New Three-Year Contracts
3. S.C. BlueCross, BlueChoice HealthPlan Expand Global Offerings to Include Dental Services
4. First Batch of Swine Flu Vaccine Already Here: Company
5. Fast pandemic detection tool ready to fight flu
6. Bear Naked Launches Its First Ready-to-Eat Cereal
7. Swine Flu Vaccine Wont Be Ready Until October: CDC
8. SMOS ready to ship to launch site
9. County and City Leaders Coordinate to Just Be Ready
10. Ready or Not - Flu Pandemic Has Arrived
11. New Botox(R) Alternative Dysport(TM) FDA Approved, Ready to Rumble
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/22/2014)... 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Teens and young adults ... behavioral counseling to help prevent risky sexual behaviors, according ... Force. Every year, about 20 million new sexually ... the United States. About half involve people between 15 ... Its new report, published Sept. 22 in ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... study pulls back the curtain on one of the ... and income between physicians who perform operations, procedures or ... perception, the research indicates, the physician payment system is ... doctors. , The new findings counter the widely held ... explains why doctors who perform procedures often earn nearly ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... September 22, 2014 Manhattan residents who ... side of the hip , which could be bursitis ... This treatment is now offered at New York Dynamic ... called trochanteric bursitis, occurs when the trochanteric bursa becomes ... in the hip, between the iliotibial band and the ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Sept. 22, 2014 ... 6 months and older be vaccinated for the upcoming flu ... vaccine recommendations to advise that the youngest kids should have ... also wants parents of children aged 2 to 8 to ... the flu shot if it,s readily available. "It,s important ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... MA Up to 40 percent of patients undergoing ... fail to remove all the cancerous tissue in the ... (BWH) have successfully tested a tool they developed that ... normal tissue, thereby decreasing the chances for repeat operations. ... the week of September 22, 2014 in the ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Behavioral Counseling Urged for Teens, Young Adults at Risk for STDs 2Health News:Behavioral Counseling Urged for Teens, Young Adults at Risk for STDs 3Health News:Think the system for paying US doctors is rigged to favor surgeons? Study may surprise you 2Health News:Think the system for paying US doctors is rigged to favor surgeons? Study may surprise you 3Health News:Think the system for paying US doctors is rigged to favor surgeons? Study may surprise you 4Health News:DNR Clinic Offers Hip Bursitis Treatment in Manhattan 2Health News:DNR Clinic Offers Hip Bursitis Treatment in Manhattan 3Health News:Pediatricians Urge Flu Vaccine for All Kids 6 Months and Older 2Health News:Pediatricians Urge Flu Vaccine for All Kids 6 Months and Older 3Health News:The fine line between breast cancer and normal tissues 2
... States,Agency for International Development (USAID) is pleased to ... reduces the risk of,diarrhea. Sur,Eau is a water ... can be added to water immediately before,use and ... children and,people living with HIV and AIDS -- ...
... SAN DIEGO, April 25 SynergEyes, Inc., of ... designed for people,who need further vision correction after ... designed for patients who,have experienced some type of ... Every year, millions of people undergo LASIK ...
... Nonprofit Health Systems Research Institute as New Vice ... ... leader,and advocate on HIV/AIDS issues, has joined the nonprofit Altarum Institute,as Vice ... began the search for someone to lead our Community Health,Systems Group, I ...
... Comments Made by TV Game Show Host Spark Controversy, ... long-time host of,the television game show "The Price Is ... (CDOC), a non-profit group formed to,support responsible dog ownership. ... neuter law that went into effect this month in ...
... North Carolina-based Oaks,Development Group announced today ... Olympia Avenue, in Punta Gorda, Florida. The,29,927-square-foot ... near,Charlotte Regional Medical Center and currently includes ... converted to Oaks, unique,tenant-ownership model., Oaks, ...
... Tanzania, April 25 Today is a,great day for the ... a day to,celebrate. We celebrate because of the possibilities that ... by the United,Nations Secretary General His Excellency Ban Ki-Moon, presents ... is implemented to the,letter, millions of lives will be saved ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Disinfecting Water Saves Lives in Rwanda 2Health News:SynergEyes Hybrid Contact Lenses Provide a Vision Solution for Post-LASIK Patients 2Health News:Prominent Advocate on HIV/AIDS Issues Joins Altarum Institute 2Health News:Bob Barker's 'Right' to Free Speech Comes with a 'Price' 2Health News:Oaks Development Group Acquires Medical Office Building in Punta Gorda, Florida 2Health News:Statement by H.E. Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, President of the United Republic of Tanzania, and Chairman of the African Union, in Response to UN-SG Call to Action on Malaria 2
(Date:9/22/2014)... , Sept. 22, 2014 The western ... stage. It is largely a replacement market with ... The mergers, acquisitions and partnerships are redefining competitive ... This research service provides details about revenue forecasts, ... pricing trends across the country. The changing landscape ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... A study on the global ... to Transparency Market Research,s database of market reports. Titled ... Share & Forecast (2011 - 2017)", the report indicates ... billion in 2011, would observe growth at a CAGR ... the report), and end-up valuing US$ 4.8 billion by ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... SHANGHAI , Sept. 22, 2014  Continua ... leader in healthcare technology, media and telecommunications,  have ... in China and promote ... and BHG announced this new partnership during the ... in Washington, DC , while ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Automated Endoscope Reprocessor Market Trends in Western Europe 2Automated Endoscope Reprocessor Market Trends in Western Europe 3Global Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Market Worth US $4.8 Billion by 2017: Transparency Market Research 2Global Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Market Worth US $4.8 Billion by 2017: Transparency Market Research 3Global Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Market Worth US $4.8 Billion by 2017: Transparency Market Research 4Continua and Borderless Healthcare Group Form Strategic Partnership, Launch the Healthcare Technology Innovation Center in Shanghai 2Continua and Borderless Healthcare Group Form Strategic Partnership, Launch the Healthcare Technology Innovation Center in Shanghai 3Continua and Borderless Healthcare Group Form Strategic Partnership, Launch the Healthcare Technology Innovation Center in Shanghai 4
... N.J., Oct. 10, 2011 The New Jersey Patient Care ... the Garden State, encourages men and their families to speak ... Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommended healthy men should no ... routine cancer screening. This decision was made ...
... 10, 2011 IRIDEX Corporation (Nasdaq: IRIX ) ... President and Chief Executive Officer effective today. Dr. Beck replaces ... Chief Technology Officer, and will also replace Mr. Boutacoff on ... has spent the majority of his career in leadership and ...
Cached Medicine Technology:NJ Docs Say Cancer Detection Tool Saves Lives 2IRIDEX Names Veteran Healthcare Executive Dominik Beck President, CEO 2IRIDEX Names Veteran Healthcare Executive Dominik Beck President, CEO 3IRIDEX Names Veteran Healthcare Executive Dominik Beck President, CEO 4
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
Medicine Products: