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Get Ready Scholarship winners announced

Congratulations to the three winners of APHA's Get Ready Scholarship competition. Read excerpts from the winning essays and check out the winning infographic.


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Preparedness info for pregnant women & families with infants

Everyone needs to be prepared for disasters, but pregnant women and families have special needs. Our new six-part fact sheet series created with the March of Dimes has info to help you get prepared. Read and share the new fact sheets, podcast, Q&A and more!

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APHA’s Get Ready Tips from Tots Photo Contest

Thanks to everyone who shared a photo of their baby promoting preparedness. We'll be announcing the winners in a few months!


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Middle East respiratory syndrome: Get the facts on MERS

Health officials around the globe are keeping a close watch on Middle East respiratory syndrome, also known as MERS. Find out more about this emerging disease threat in our new fact sheet.


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Get Ready Parents Page: Information to share

Getting prepared for an emergency isn’t an adults-only activity. Involving kids in your family’s preparedness activities can be key to helping them stay safe and overcome their fears.


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Send one of our free e-cards!

Show someone you care about their preparedness. Send one of our free Get Ready e-cards.


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Download the Get Ready 2014 Pup-Preparedness Calendar

The Get Ready 2014 Pup-Preparedness Calendar is now available online for free! Browse the winning photos and print your copy of the calendar.


Listen to our latest podcasts

Our newest podcasts focus on emergency supplies, family communications, immunizations and travel safety. Listen to one of our 30+ podcasts today!

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Check out the winners of our 2012 cat photo contest

See who won and browse cute cat photos from submitters.


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