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Twitter

Twitter is an online micro-blogging and social networking Web site that is used to provide information, commentary and descriptions of events and highlight certain audio or video content. Twitter users send updates, or "tweets," that are 140 characters or less in length. Individual users can "follow" another users' updates.

@CDCemergency

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The CDC Emergency Twitter feed provides emergency preparedness and response information.

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@CDCready

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The official Twitter account of CDC's Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response.

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@CDC_DrKhan

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Director of CDC's Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response.

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Facebook

CDC Emergency on Facebook

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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.

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LinkedIn

PHPR on LinkedIn

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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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Buttons

Buttons share health messages and information about campaigns and causes online. These graphic elements can be posted to any web site, blog, social networking profile, or email signature and link users to more information.

Hurricanes

Hurricanes - Learn How To Protect Yourself

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Radiation

Do you know what to do in a radiation emergency? Learn now!

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Get a Kit

Get A Kit, Make A Plan, Be Prepared. emergency.cdc.gov

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Badges

Badges share health messages and information about campaigns and causes online. These graphic elements can be posted to any web site, blog, social networking profile, or email signature and link users to more information.

Radiation

Be Informed. Be Prepared. Know what to do in a radiation emergency.

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Zombie

If you're ready for a zombie apocalypse, then you're ready for any emergency.

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Widgets

Widgets are applications that anyone can display on their website or blog. These widgets are automatically updated to display featured content, so you always have up-to-date, credible health and safety content.

CDC Emergency

Emergency Preparedness and Response Widget. Flash Player 9 or above is required.
Emergency Preparedness and Response Widget.
Flash Player 9 or above is required.

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Hurricanes

Hurricane Health & Safety Tips Widget. Flash Player 9 is required.
Hurricane Health & Safety Tips Widget.
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Winter Weather

Winter Weather Health & Safety Tip Widget. Flash Player 9 or above is required.
Winter Weather Health & Safety Tip Widget.
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Content Syndication

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.

Blogs

Blogs (or Web logs) are regularly updated online journals that allows information-sharing in a way that encourages readers to comment and engage with the content.

Public Health Matters Blog

Image Clips from Public Health Matters Blog"In this blog, we share our public health passions about the evolution of public health and the continual strides that are being made to protect and save lives through education, awareness, research, and promoting healthy lifestyles. We look forward to listening to our communities for greater transparency and accountability."

— RADM Ali S. Khan

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eCards

Electronic greeting cards, or eCards, are in inexpensive and effective way to encourage healthy behavior and communicate health messages to individuals. Send a colorful greeting with a personal message to someone today!

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Prepare. Plan. Stay Informed.

Prepare. Plan. Stay Informed. - A family reviewing documents.
Prepare. Plan. Stay Informed.

Winter Is Coming...

eCard - Snowman inspired by the television series Game of Thrones
Winter Is Coming...

Calm Before the Storm

eCard - Calm Before the Storm
Calm Before the Storm

RSS

RSS, which stands for Really Simple Syndication, is an easy way to receive automatic updates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention right on your desktop or browser.

RSS Feeds

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Email Updates

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is glad to offer a free email subscription service, which allows CDC.gov users to receive alerts by e-mail when new information is available. With a subscription profile, you automatically get the updated information on the items of interest to you without having to return to the Web site and check for changes.

This is a free service provided by CDC. Your email address will only be used to deliver the requested information or to give you access to your user profile.

Available Email Updates

  • What’s New on the Emergency Preparedness and Response Website
  • Recent Outbreaks and Incidents
  • What’s New on the Radiation Emergencies Website
  • What’s New on the Public Health Matters Blog

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