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The CDC has launched a new Facebook page for Emergency Preparedness and Response. This page will keep you informed about how to be prepared for public health emergencies and disasters and provide information needed to protect and save lives during an event. Become a fan today! "Like" our Facebook page to receive updates, participate in future conversations, and more.
PHPR has created a LinkedIn account to bring together emergency preparedness and response professionals across the nation. This resource connects you to trusted contacts and helps you exchange knowledge, ideas, and opportunities with a broader network of professionals. Connect with us today to receive updates, take part in discussions, and provide feedback on upcoming CDC initiatives.
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CDC has developed content syndication pages, which are technical applications that allow CDC partners to display CDC health and safety information about emergency preparedness on their own Web sites. The content is automatically updated in real-time, so that when CDC updates the information, the changes are automatically made on the partner’s Web site.
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- Page last reviewed: March 12, 2014
- Page last updated: July 21, 2014
- Content source:
- CDC Emergency Risk Communication Branch (ERCB); Division of Emergency Operations (DEO); Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response (OPHPR)