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These CDC podcasts are intended to increase the nation's ability to prepare for and respond to public health emergencies.

These CDC podcasts are intended to increase the nation's ability to prepare for and respond to public health emergencies.
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These CDC podcasts are intended to increase the nation's ability to prepare for and respond to public health emergencies.

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English


Episodes

Preparación para el regreso a la escuela (Back-to-School Preparedness)

8/15/2018
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Los CDC ofrecen orientación, apoyo y coordinación con el fin de ayudar al público a estar preparado. Este podcast habla sobre cómo los padres y los alumnos pueden estar preparados en la escuela.

Duration:00:03:36

Evite que la nieve bloquee el tubo de escape (Prevent Snow from Blocking your Tailpipe)

6/26/2018
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Si está nevando, para prevenir una intoxicación por monóxido de carbono, antes de encender el motor de su vehículo asegúrese de que el tubo de escape no tenga nieve.

Duration:00:01:02

Electrical Safety During a Hurricane

8/25/2017
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Power outages and flooding can cause electrical hazards. Never touch a downed power line or anything in contact with one.

Duration:00:00:54

Prevent Snow from Blocking your Tailpipe

12/11/2014
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If it's snowing, make sure your vehicle’s tailpipe is clear of snow before starting the engine to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning.

Duration:00:00:44

Back-to-School Preparedness

7/31/2014
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CDC provides direction, support, and coordination to help the public be prepared. This podcast discusses how parents and students can be prepared at school.

Duration:00:02:50

Snowpocalypse

6/23/2014
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In this podcast, CDC asks its staff about their experiences during the January 2014 Snowpocalypse and if they were prepared.

Duration:00:05:28

Boots on the Ground: Maricopa County

4/9/2014
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In this podcast, we talk to CDC career epidemiology field officer Rebecca Sunenshine about her response efforts to a suspected tuberculosis case aboard a US Airways flight and the development of an airport emergency response plan.

Duration:00:06:49

Boots on the Ground: Arizona

12/26/2013
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In this podcast, we talk to CDC public health advisor Lisa Speissegger about her response efforts during the 2013 Arizona wildfires.

Duration:00:05:41

Boots on the Ground: Maryland

10/24/2013
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In this podcast, we talk to CDC public health advisor Artensie Flowers to see how her work with the Maryland State Health Department increases local health preparedness and response.

Duration:00:04:46

What's In Your Emergency Kit?

12/20/2012
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An emergency kit can help you survive during a disaster. This podcast discusses supplies to include in your kit.

Duration:00:03:09

Hurricane Season: Are You Ready?

9/24/2012
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Hurricanes are one of Mother Nature’s most powerful forces. Host Bret Atkins talks with CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health Director Dr. Chris Portier about the main threats of a hurricane and how you can prepare.

Duration:00:04:28

Food for Disasters

7/23/2012
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When disaster strikes, you might not have access to food or water. This podcast discusses types of emergency food supplies you should keep on hand in your emergency kit.

Duration:00:02:20

Wildfire Smoke Health Watch

7/23/2012
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Smoke from wildfires can be dangerous to your health. In this podcast, you will learn the health threats of wildfire smoke and steps you can take to minimize these effects.

Duration:00:02:57

Antes, durante y después de un incendio forestal (Before, During, and After a Wildfire)

4/13/2009
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Cada vez más personas construyen sus hogares en lugares boscosos, ya sea dentro o cerca de bosques, áreas rurales o sitios remotos en las montañas. Estas áreas son más propensas a los incendios forestales. Los incendios forestales a menudo comienzan en forma inadvertida, pero se extienden rápidamente, y prenden a su paso maleza, árboles y casas. Los CDC recomiendan tomar una serie de medidas antes, durante y después de un incendio forestal local, a fin contrarrestar sus efectos negativos.

Duration:00:06:37

Prepare Your Home for an Emergency

10/1/2008
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This podcast gives tips on how to stock your pantry in preparation for natural and manmade disasters.

Duration:00:03:07

Quarantine: An Effective Public Health Tool

10/1/2008
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This podcast discusses quarantine as an effective public health tool.

Duration:00:02:39

Shelter In Place

10/1/2008
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This podcast gives instructions for sheltering in place when local authorities believe chemical or radiological contaminants have been released into the air.

Duration:00:03:15

Preventing Chain Saw Injuries After a Disaster

9/24/2008
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If you must use a chain saw, follow the instructions to be safe. Wear a hard hat, safety glasses, ear plugs, thick work gloves, chaps, and boots.

Duration:00:00:49

Rodent Control After a Natural Disaster

9/18/2008
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This podcast discusses the importance of rodent control after a natural disaster.

Duration:00:00:45

Proper Use of Candles During a Power Outage

8/20/2008
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Home fires are a threat after a natural disaster and fire trucks may have trouble getting to your home. If the power is out, use flashlights or other battery-powered lights if possible, instead of candles.

Duration:00:00:49