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American Public Health Association's Get Ready campaign helps Americans prepare themselves, their families and their communities for all disasters and hazards, including pandemic flu, infectious disease, natural disasters and other emergencies.

American Public Health Association's Get Ready campaign helps Americans prepare themselves, their families and their communities for all disasters and hazards, including pandemic flu, infectious disease, natural disasters and other emergencies.
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American Public Health Association's Get Ready campaign helps Americans prepare themselves, their families and their communities for all disasters and hazards, including pandemic flu, infectious disease, natural disasters and other emergencies.

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Episodes

Preparedness, climate and urban areas

9/28/2018
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Patrick Kinney, a Beverly Brown professor of Urban Health at Boston University’s School of Public Health, speaks with Get Ready about preparedness, heat and climate change in urban areas.

Duration:00:12:38

Preparedness and health equity

9/28/2018
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Nicolette Louissaint, executive director of Healthcare Ready, speaks with Get Ready about disaster preparedness and how it relates to health equity.

Duration:00:18:16

Get Ready Report podcast 49: Preparing for the next public health emergency

9/6/2017
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The Get Ready Report interviews Linda Landesman, co-author of “Landesman’s Public Health Management of Disasters: The Practice Guide, 4th edition,” about disaster preparedness.

Duration:00:13:31

Get Ready Report Podcast 48: Summertime food safety

7/31/2017
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The Get Ready Report speaks to Glenn Morris, director of the Emerging Pathogens Institute at the University of Florida, on how you can avoid getting sick from summertime food by following safety practices.

Duration:00:17:30

Get Ready Report podcast, episode 47: What Americans need to know about Zika

8/5/2016
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The Get Ready Report speaks to Ben Beard, branch chief for the Bacterial Diseases Branch in the Division of Vector-Borne Disease at the National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases about what Americans should know about Zika.

Duration:00:14:17

Get Ready Report Podcast, episode 46: "Zika preparedness and prevention"

2/18/2016
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In this episode of APHA’s Get Ready Report, we speak with Jill Holdsworth, MS, CIC, NREMT, chair of the emergency preparedness committee for the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, about how Americans can protect themselves against Zika virus. Holdsworth is interviewed by Daniel Greenberg, senior communications specialist at APHA

Duration:00:08:06

Get Ready Report podcast, episode 45: Get Smart About Antibiotics Week

11/18/2015
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In this episode of APHA’s Get Ready Report, we speak with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Associate Director for Healthcare-Associated Infection Prevention Programs Arjun Srinivasan, MD, about how Americans can help fight against antibiotic resistance — and prevent it from creating health emergencies. We’ll hear about Get Smart About Antibiotics Week, which runs from Nov. 16-22.

Duration:00:06:23

Get Ready Report: How to keep food safe in emergencies

9/28/2015
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In this episode of APHA’s Get Ready Report, we speak with USDA Food Safety Specialist Marianne Gravely, about how Americans can plan ahead to keep their food safe. We’ll hear about two apps from the USDA, as well as one of their recent campaigns.

Duration:00:05:24

Get Ready Report podcast, episode 43: Why preparedness matters in housing

6/9/2015
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In this episode of the Get Ready Report, we speak with Dr. Warren Friedman, senior adviser to the director at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Office of Lead Hazard Control and Healthy Homes about their efforts to comprehensively address housing health and safety hazards.

Duration:00:14:22

Get Ready Report, episode 42: Working with minority communities to prepare for disasters

4/27/2015
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In this episode, we talk with Nicole Lurie, assistant secretary for preparedness and response at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services about minority health, preparedness and using technology to prepare for disasters.

Duration:00:11:39

Get Ready Report Podcast, episode 41: Seniors and immunization

9/4/2014
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In this episode, the Get Ready team interviews Steven Cohen, an assistant professor within the Department of Family Medicine and Population Health, Epidemiology Division, at Virginia Commonwealth University. Cohen, Section Councilor of APHA’s Aging and Public Health Section, discusses the importance of immunizations in the aging population. He is interviewed by Get Ready team member Nathan Bhatti.

Duration:01:01:02

Get Ready Report Podcast, episode 40: Get ready for extreme heat: tips on heat safety and preparedness

8/29/2014
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In this episode, the Get Ready team interviews Dr. Ethel Taylor of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Environmental Health. Dr. Taylor discusses the risks associated with heat stroke and heat exhaustion, and ways you can prepare yourself before and during a heat wave. She is interviewed by Get Ready team member Lavanya Gupta.

Duration:00:07:58

Climate change: What you need to know to get ready for summer

7/23/2014
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In this episode, the Get Ready team interviews Kim Knowlton, DrPH, senior scientist of the National Resources Defense Council’s Health & Environment Program, and co-deputy director of NRDC’s Science Center. Knowlton is also a clinical professor of environmental health sciences at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, and a member of the American Public Health Association’s Environment Section.She talks about how climate change affects us during warmer months, and how we can...

Duration:00:17:22

June is National Safety Month

6/19/2014
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In this episode, the Get Ready team interviews Alex Pasculle, National Youth Preparedness Council member of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). He talks about the impact that students can have in preparing their schools and communities for emergencies, and his experience as a member of the National Youth Preparedness Council. Pasculle is interviewed by Get Ready team member Lavanya Gupta.

Duration:00:12:12

Get Ready for an Emergency with a Baby on Board

5/1/2014
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In this episode, the Get Ready team interviews Miriam Erdosi, Associate Director of Program Services at the March of Dimes’ California Chapter. She talks about APHA's Get Ready Campaign and and March of Dimes' collaboration on six fact-sheets about general preparedness and specific disasters, and the special considerations pregnant women and families with infants need to make when putting together a disaster kit and emergency plan. Erdosi is interviewed by Get Ready team member Lavanya...

Duration:00:10:40

Get Your Emergency Stockpile Ready

3/6/2014
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In this episode, the Get Ready team interviews Cheryl Kravitz, director of communication at the American Red Cross, National Capital Region. She talks about the importance of building and updating an emergency stockpile in your home, office and car, because you never know where you'll be when disaster strikes. Karavitz is interviewed by Get Ready team member Lavanya Gupta.

Duration:00:07:16

Get Winter Ready for your Commute

2/27/2014
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In this episode, the Get Ready team interviews Caroline Laurin, manager of media relations and deputy chief spokesperson for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, also known as WMATA. She talks about the importance of being prepared for unexpected bus or train delays when commuting to work or school, especially in the colder winter months. She is interviewed by Get Ready team member Nathan Bhatti.

Duration:00:11:19

Family Communication during an Emergency

12/12/2013
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In this episode, the Get Ready team interviews Jeffrey Mitchell, PhD, clinical professor of emergency health services at the University of Maryland-Baltimore County, and co-founder of the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation. He talks about the importance of establishing a simple and effective family communication plan that includes backup plans in case things don’t go as expected during an emergency. Mitchell is interviewed by Get Ready team member Lavanya Gupta.

Duration:00:15:45

Global Handwashing Day

10/9/2013
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In this episode, the Get Ready team interviews Alfonso Contreras, regional advisor for health promotion at the Pan American Health Organization (regional office of the World Health Organization). He discusses the importance of regularly handwashing with soap, and Global Handwashing Day, which is celebrated annually on October 15. Contreras is interviewed by Get Ready team member, Lavanya Gupta.

Duration:00:18:22

Immunization Awareness

8/28/2013
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In this episode, we interview Dr. Bruce Gellin, director of the National Vaccine Program Office at the US Department of Health and Human Services. Gellin discusses the importance of immunizations for people of all ages, and reminds us that the start of the school year is a good time to prepare yourself against common infectious diseases by updating your immunization record.

Duration:00:08:48