AppHealthCare has a big role in preparedness. This includes giving vaccines and medicines to people quickly if the need should arise. It also involves lending a helping hand in natural disasters and severe weather. Also, fighting the spread of disease is another area where your local health department is valuable. Please click on the categories below for more information.
- Prepare your family for emergencies
Ready.gov is a national public service advertising campaign produced by The Advertising Council in partnership with Homeland Security. The Ready Campaign is designed to educate and empower Americans to prepare for and respond to emergencies, including natural disasters and potential terrorist attacks.
- Make a Plan, Build a Kit, Be Involved
The Ready North Carolina campaign provides North Carolinians with the information you need to prepare for all types of emergencies.
- Federal Emergency Managment Association
FEMA’s continuing mission within the new department is to lead the effort to prepare the nation for all hazards and effectively manage federal response and recovery efforts following any national incident.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Since it was founded in 1946 to help control malaria, CDC has remained at the forefront of public health efforts to prevent and control infectious and chronic diseases, injuries, workplace hazards, disabilities, and environmental health threats.
- Flu Information
This link gives you information about influenza virus, vaccines, prevention of the flu, and symptoms and treatment for the flu.