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FACT: You cannot get #Ebola through the air, water, or food in the U.S. Learn more → go.wh.gov/LGsQnf pic.twitter.com/08u3hJCxTY
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#Ebola is not spread through casual contact or through the air.
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#Ebola is spread by direct contact w/bodily fluids of a sick person or exposure to contaminated objects, like needles pic.twitter.com/lVjLoWYBki
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CDC recognizes that even a single case of #Ebola diagnosed in US raises concerns, but we've been preparing to respond 1.usa.gov/1nHgD2K
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CDC doesn't recommend people on same commercial airline flights w/US #Ebola patient undergo monitoring. 1.usa.gov/1nHgD2K
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US patient did not exhibit symptoms of #Ebola during flights from W. Africa; Ebola only contagious if the person is experiencing symptoms.
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US has a strong health care system & dedicated public health professionals to ensure TX #Ebola case can be limited. 1.usa.gov/1rEeVPe
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Local public health officials in TX have begun identifying close contacts of #Ebola patient for further monitoring. 1.usa.gov/1rEeVPe
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First Imported Case of Ebola Diagnosed in the United States: cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/outb…
CDC & @TexasDSHS confirm 1st #Ebola case diagnosed in US. Hospitalized patient recently returned from W. Africa.
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Are your employees prepared? Almost 60% of Americans are unprepared for a disaster of any kind. ready.gov/business #NatlPrep
Participating in the #PrepareAthon National Day of Action? Tell us how! What steps are you taking to be better prepared in an emergency?
Scrapes, cuts and splinters are no match for your Ouch Pouch. Combat bumps and cuts with your mini 1st Aid Kit. ow.ly/yhsDV
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Cold weather is around the corner. Build a #winterstorm emergency kit today! Here’s what you need. #PrepareAthon pic.twitter.com/f7hV9GDbvN
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New report provides updated data on the #Ebola outbreak in West Africa. go.usa.gov/v4q5 pic.twitter.com/5N9ruMYTwq
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Communities are quickly learning that businesses are key partners in response & recovery efforts. Learn how go.usa.gov/v4gT #NatlPrep
Proud of hard work & dedication of CDC staff on the front lines of #Ebola epidemic featured in @HealthyLiving piece huff.to/1rwgzCO
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ICYMI - Our Prep Month blogs on pet preparedness before (go.usa.gov/dZBY) and after an emergency (go.usa.gov/vCfW) #NatlPrep
Are you in? 14 million and counting have registered for the National PrepareAthon! Day tomorrow, September 30th! Make sure you are counted!
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62% of respondents reported not having an emergency plan for their business. Get your business ready: ready.gov/business #NatlPrep
Is your business ready for an emergency? Ready Business can help make sure you're prepared: ready.gov/business #NatlPrep
You may have only minutes notice of a #tornado so you need to know your Alerts and Warnings. Use this 1.usa.gov/1jLKAGr #PrepareAthon
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Check out #HUD video for tips on rebuilding after a natural disaster & how to avoid lead, mold,etc ow.ly/BZPUn #PrepareAthon!
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Check out the @CDCFound infographic about businesses & disasters: ow.ly/p3clJ #NatlPrep
A7: Severe Weather impacts every state. Know the risk in your area! Visit: ready.gov/today #PrepareChat pic.twitter.com/EvSngGg7GN
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40% of businesses affected by a disaster never reopen. Is your business ready? Learn more: ow.ly/p3clJ #NatlPrep
What’s your Ready Rating? Take the quiz and find out how your business measures up. readyrating.org #NatlPrep
Know how to prepare to care for your service animal in an emergency. Learn more here: nod.org/assets/downloa… #NatlPrep
CDC working w/ @CDPHE to investigate neurologic illness in 9 children w/ weakness in limbs. Not known if viral infection or other cause.
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Include service animals in your emergency plan, including food, water, and supplies. nod.org/assets/downloa… #NatlPrep
Why global nations & key int'l organizations are gathering @WhiteHouse to reconfirm their commitment to #GHSAgenda 1.usa.gov/YjrNP1
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To identify your pet in an emergency, be sure they are microchipped & wear tags with correct contact info. ow.ly/i/71id8 #NatlPrep
Kids can be heroes by being prepared! Check out the #BigHero6 public service announcement for more tips! youtube.com/watch?v=nK1XcI…
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Less than a week left in #NatlPrep Month. Share your culinary creativity & get rewarded for it at EmergencyKitCookOff.org #NatlPrep #smem
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Do you have an @ASPCA rescue alert sticker? It's FREE & will let 1st responders know pets are in your home: aspca.org/pet-care/disas… #NatlPrep
Heavy rain expected in your area? Be ready! Stay safe before, during, and after a #flood. Important info: go.usa.gov/rRWe
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Many viruses that cause respiratory illness are circulating now in US. Not all cases/outbreaks occurring now are due to EV-D68. #enterovirus
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See map w/ 6 more states w/ confirmed cases. Most states likely affected by respiratory illnesses caused by EV-D68. 1.usa.gov/1DkQrzr
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It's hurricane season! Learn how to prepare yourself & your pets before a storm with the @ASPCA app: bit.ly/ASPCAapp #NatlPrep
Before a disaster, identify pet-friendly hotels along evacuation routes. go.usa.gov/dZBY pic.twitter.com/5CJRuY5qnz
The chance of disease transmission is very low in a proper clinic setting if all universal precautions are followed. #EbolaScience
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Early, accurate detection of disease is the best way to keep outbreaks like #Ebola from spreading across borders.#EbolaScience
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Remember, once recovered, a patient can’t give Ebola to anyone. #EbolaScience cdc.gov/ebola
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Think about the details! How will you get to your pet if you are separated in an emergency? Who can you rely on to keep them? #NatlPrep
Without interventions, #Ebola cases in Liberia & Sierra Leone will continue to double every 20 days 1.usa.gov/1B3svMV
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Most kennels, vets & animal shelters will need your pet's medical records. Keep hard copies in a safe place. #NatlPrep
A6 Make sure to identify boarding facilities, pet friendly hotels & pet friendly shelters BEFORE an emergency happens! #PrepareChat
A4: Stay tuned to local channels for emergencies in your area, and look for apps for your phone. #PrepareChat @PrepareAthon
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