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Category Archives: Emergency Preparedness

Juntos, estamos listos: Preparación individual y familiar Posted on Sep 4

Estar preparado toma más esfuerzo que una simple acción, es el resultado de muchas acciones colectivas que llevan a la preparación. Al igual que en otras ocasiones cuando “deberíamos hacer las cosas”, muchos de nosotros optamos por no hacer nada en absoluto con la excusa   …Continue Reading Juntos, estamos listos: Preparación individual y familiar

Juntos Estamos Prontos: Preparação individual e da família Posted on Sep 4

Estar preparado é mais do que uma ação individual, é o resultado de várias ações coletivas com o objetivo comum da preparação. Alguns de nós preferimos não fazer nada quando enfrentamos o conceito de que deveríamos estar fazendo alguma coisa, sob o pretexto de que   …Continue Reading Juntos Estamos Prontos: Preparação individual e da família

Together We’re Ready: Individual and Family Preparedness Posted on Sep 3

Being prepared takes more than any one single action; it’s the result of many collective actions that lead to preparedness. Similar to other ‘I should do things,’ when facing a demanding task many of us choose to do nothing at all with an excuse that   …Continue Reading Together We’re Ready: Individual and Family Preparedness

Juntos Estamos Prontos: Massachusetts Preparado Posted on Sep 2

Juntos Estamos Prontos: Massachusetts Preparado

Em Massachusetts, as emergências não são algo estranho. Apenas nos últimos anos, aconteceu de tudo: enchentes, tempestades de neve, incidentes com materiais tóxicos e interrupções no abastecimento de água. O que aprendemos com tudo isso é que os indivíduos, famílias e comunidades que se organizam   …Continue Reading Juntos Estamos Prontos: Massachusetts Preparado

Juntos, estamos listos: Massachusetts está listo Posted on Sep 2

Juntos, estamos listos: Massachusetts está listo

Aquí en Massachusetts no somos ajenos a las situaciones de emergencia – sólo en los últimos años hemos experimentado todo, desde inundaciones y tormentas de nieve a incidentes con materiales peligrosos e interrupciones en el suministro de agua. A pesar de todo, una cosa que   …Continue Reading Juntos, estamos listos: Massachusetts está listo

Together We’re Ready: Massachusetts Prepared Posted on Sep 2

Together We’re Ready: Massachusetts Prepared

Here in Massachusetts we’re no strangers to emergencies – just in the past few years we’ve experienced everything from flooding and blizzards to hazardous materials incidents and water supply disruptions. Through it all, one thing we know for certain is that individuals, families and communities   …Continue Reading Together We’re Ready: Massachusetts Prepared

A Groundbreaking Mobile App for Communicating During Emergencies Posted on May 5

A Groundbreaking Mobile App for Communicating During Emergencies

The DPH Office of Preparedness and Emergency Management (OPEM) is pleased to announce the release of Show Me for Emergencies, an innovative, interactive mobile app that will enhance communication between public health and emergency management personnel and individuals with communication challenges across a variety of emergency   …Continue Reading A Groundbreaking Mobile App for Communicating During Emergencies

Together We’re Ready: Get Vaccinated – Fight the Flu Posted on Sep 24

September means back to school, football, and foliage. But it also means time for your annual flu shot. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advises that yearly flu vaccination should begin in September or as soon as vaccine is available, and continue throughout the   …Continue Reading Together We’re Ready: Get Vaccinated – Fight the Flu

Juntos, estamos listos: Consideraciones para las personas con necesidades de acceso y funcionales Posted on Sep 18

El Departamento de Salud Pública de Massachusetts está comprometido con el enfoque de “toda la comunidad” para la gestión de emergencias, que fue iniciada por la Agencia Federal para el Manejo de Emergencias (FEMA) en 2011, cuando FEMA reconoció la necesidad de un esfuerzo colectivo   …Continue Reading Juntos, estamos listos: Consideraciones para las personas con necesidades de acceso y funcionales

Together We’re Ready: Considerations for Individuals with Access and Functional Needs Posted on Sep 16

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health is committed to the “Whole Community” approach to emergency management which was initiated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in 2011, when FEMA recognized the need for a collective effort on the part of the private sector, community   …Continue Reading Together We’re Ready: Considerations for Individuals with Access and Functional Needs