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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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A4 Have a battery-powered or hand-cranked radio to get local updates & instructions if power goes out. go.usa.gov/d4G9 #PrepareChat
A3 Practicing helps kids prepare for an emergency. Build a kit with these fun @fema resources! go.usa.gov/yqC5 #PrepareChat
A3: It's important for everyone in your household to know what to when disaster strikes. Practice makes perfect! #PrepareChat
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#PrepareChat A2: A great way to really know how to prepare is to join local CERT or @Citizen_Corps. All training is free!
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A2: Know the facts about natural disasters & how to prepare for them Tips: go.usa.gov/dYrC #PrepareChat pic.twitter.com/1XIQDIGI7e
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A1: Know your hazards & find a meeting place near your home, outside the neighborhood & out of town.go.usa.gov/yqrP #PrepareChat
Got questions about how to prepare your family for disasters? Join #PrepareChat today 9/23 at 2 pm EST. pic.twitter.com/5U89AFPVev
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The @RedCross Pet First Aid App has info on how to include your pets in your emergency preparedness plans. redcross.org/mobile-apps/pe… #NatlPrep
Looking for simple ways to get disaster ready? Follow #PrepareChat at 2pm EST TODAY, hosted by @PrepareAthon @Readygov
Build a portable pet emergency kit with items such as medical records, water, pet food, medications and pet first aid supplies. #NatlPrep
Include your furry family member in your emergency plans. Here's a checklist to get you started: ow.ly/i/6XElZ #NatlPrep
Watch new video about contact tracing & how it is the key to stopping #Ebola outbreak in W. Africa & saving lives. bit.ly/1qLgsDZ
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Don't forget your furry, feathered, and scaly family members in your emergency plans! ow.ly/i/6WKa8 #NatlPrep
The @ASPCA mobile app helps you prepare your pets for a disaster – check it out: bit.ly/ASPCAapp #NatlPrep
Help your community! Check on elderly relatives & neighbors before and after an emergency. go.usa.gov/VdQ9 #NatlPrep
When you take a chance with high water you not only put your life in danger but the lives of first responders. Turn around, don't drown.
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Annie took on caring for her aging mother & faced a variety of challenges, including Hurricane Gustav. Read more: go.usa.gov/ppyh
Flood reminder: A foot of water will float many vehicles. Two feet of water can carry them away. ready.gov/flood #Houston #TX
#PrepareTogether: Check in on neighbors, the elderly & those who live alone. Call @Chicago311 for a well-being check #PrepareChicago
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In 2014, #PrepareChicago was expanded to reach Chicagoans in 15 different languages: ow.ly/BH5Lz
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Not everyone knows how to text! Teach older adults new ways to check in with loved ones in an emergency: ow.ly/i/6Tqnh #NatlPrep
Caring for an aging parent? Find out what caregivers should know to continue care during an emergency:go.usa.gov/ppyh #NatlPrep
September is National Preparedness Month. Learn about the Strategic National Stockpile: go.usa.gov/p8jh.
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#Flu costs U.S. more than $87 billion annually. Protect yours: @CDCFound’s Business Pulse goo.gl/ud6UWc
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Q&A between CDC’s Dr. Dan Jernigan and @CSX about preparing businesses for #flu season: bit.ly/1rBfx41 pic.twitter.com/GtVSEWJ9QF
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Store at least one gallon of water for each person in your house for at least 3 days. #NatlPrep pic.twitter.com/qm7QqgTrIA
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#Prep4Kids A4: Share current contact info & ask about emergency plans, including meet-up places if kids are evacuated bit.ly/1nvWarX
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Find out how emergency planners can incorporate nursing homes & home health into community-wide planning: emergency.cdc.gov/coca/calls/201… #NatlPrep
Build an older adult support network! Discuss these important items with your network: rdcrss.org/1meymfr #NatlPrep