Created on Friday, 07 March 2014 19:32
Free Disaster Preparedness Programs
The Newark Presbtery Disaster Assitance Team is offering a free two-day work shop at The West Orange Presbyterian Center- Fellowship Hall, 20 Old Indian Road, West Orange, NJ 07052
Friday, March 12, 2014- Developing an Individual Church's Disaster Assistance Plan (12 pm to 4 pm)
Saturday March 15, 2014- Individual Personal Training for Disaster Assistance
Last Updated on Friday, 07 March 2014 21:44
Created on Thursday, 09 January 2014 19:07
Superstorm Sandy made landfall in New Jersey on October 29, 2012. The storm caused unprecedented damage to New Jersey’s housing, business, infrastructure, health, social service and environmental sectors. After the initial response, there is a long-term need to ensure that the outstanding health, behavioral health, and social service needs of Superstorm Sandy survivors are identified and addressed.
If you are a resident of Essex County and were impacted by the Superstorm Sandy, please complete the following survey:
Last Updated on Thursday, 09 January 2014 21:57
Created on Friday, 24 May 2013 17:45
Last Updated on Friday, 24 May 2013 17:49Read more: Essex County Public Health Conducts Emergency Preparedness Exercise
Created on Tuesday, 18 June 2013 16:48
The 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season Begins June 1
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
With the devastation to Moore, Oklahoma caused by a gigantic tornado that touched down on Tuesday May 20 still a major focus of attention, and the memory of the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy in September 2012 still fresh in people’s minds, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is urging people to prepare for the 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season. The 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season officially begins on June 1. In addition, the week of May 26 through June 1 is officially designated as National Hurricane Preparedness Week.
Therefore, the feature story for this issue of the Forum Newsletter is given over to preparedness tips and suggestions from FEMA.
FEMA’s ready.gov website provides information on how to prepare for hurricanes. They provide the following tips and suggestions:
Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 September 2013 16:47Read more: Hurricane Season Began June 1st
Created on Friday, 19 April 2013 15:38
Last Updated on Friday, 19 April 2013 18:14
NEW: Health Alert Network (HAN) #357 Notice to Healthcare Providers: Recognizing and Reporting Serogroup B Meningococcal Disease Associated with Outbreaks at Princeton University and the University of California at Santa Barbara