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The Significance of 9/11 and Public Health in Arizona

By | September 19th, 2017|Preparedness|

In our recent history, national catastrophic events such as the 9/11 attacks, anthrax letters, Hurricane Katrina, and the threat of pandemic influenza led to an entirely new era in public health emergency preparedness. Policy makers from across the nation saw the need to further integrate public health into the emergency management, first responder, and health [...]

Arizona Vigilant Guard Exercise Update

By | October 13th, 2011|Preparedness|

In less than a month (Nov. 4) thousands of people from a variety of response agencies will be testing their plans and coordinating response efforts for the Vigilant Guard exercise- which will allow us to practice what we would do during a disaster.  One of our main tasks will be medical surge management.  Medical surge [...]