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  1. NGA Center Studies Public Health Role In Homeland Security

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    Tue, 3 Jan 2006

    Strategies for Fully Integrating Public Health into Homeland Security, offers recommendations for integrating public health into homeland security. For the past 50 years, public health was often considered a less than

  2. Nation's Public Health System Needs Bolstering

    Online Articles

    Tue, 16 Oct 2001

    16, 2001--Experts say our public health system is inadequate to effectively ..... organizations and universities involved in public health . Individuals testifying included representatives from the American Public Health Association, the University of

  1. Fire Service Industry News: States Look to Coordinate Homeland Security and Public Health Preparedness Efforts

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    Sat, 29 Dec 2012

    produce useful homeland security and public health information during a disaster ..... Improving Preparedness Through Sharing Public Health and Homeland Security Information ..... approach to sharing information among public health and homeland security agencies

  2. U.S. Declares Public Health Emergency

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    Sun, 26 Apr 2009

    26, 2009, US Health and Human officials declared a public health emergency. Fire and EMS providers should monitor the ..... swineflu/investigation.htm ) and consult with local public health officials for recommended changes in response practices

  3. Analysis of The Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Response Act of 2002

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    Tue, 4 Jun 2002

    Ambulance Association (AAA) of the recently passed Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Response Act. The House and ..... governments over two years; $653 million for improving public health response at hospitals: $135 million in FY 2002

  4. Fire Service Industry News: Making a Difference in the Counterterrorism Community

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    Fri, 3 May 2013

    fire service, intelligence, homeland security, and public health officials—are making a difference in the Counterterrorism ..... members representing law enforcement, fire services, public health , intelligence analysis, private sector, and other

  5. FirstWatch to Monitor Mardi Gras and Super Bowl Crowds

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    Tue, 15 Jan 2013

    Mardi Gras and Super Bowl XLVII, public safety and public health officials are deploying FirstWatch Real-Time Situational ..... incidents. "FirstWatch will be a key component for public health and safety officials as they monitor crowds and ensure

  6. UA Receives $1M for Firefighter Heart Disease Study

    Online Articles

    Mon, 28 Jun 2010

    and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health Firefighters have one of the most ..... and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health will fund research to determine ..... said Dr. Jeff Burgess, a UA public health professor and the principal investigator

  7. HHS Seeks Comments on Bioterror Select Agents List

    Online Articles

    Thu, 22 Jul 2010

    about its current list of select agents and toxins. The Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response ..... toxins and agents that could pose a severe threat to public health and safety. The HHS secretary is to consider their

  8. Home Safety Council, Safe Kids Worldwide Announce First Step toward Merger

    Online Articles

    Thu, 18 Nov 2010

    completed, the merger will bring together top experts in public health and safety with a common goal of preventing accidental injuries ..... organization, significantly enhancing the delivery system for public health programs in the U.S. through coalitions and existing