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Does your child's #school know how to contact you in an #emergency? Update your emergency contact info for the new school year. #NatlPrep
What are you doing Wednesday (9/10) at 3pm EST? Join us for a chat on Preparedness for Vulnerable Populations. sow.ly/i/6KMeq
Does every member of your family (including the kids!) carry a @RedCross Emergency Contact Card? rdcrss.org/UspaIL #NatlPrep
#CDCintheField from Emily: CDC/DGMQ team observes health screening at the Conakry Maritime Port. pic.twitter.com/69hepPq5tM
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Every disaster is different. Identify a meeting place in your neighborhood, just outside your neighborhood, and out of town....
Parents, ask your kids who is @DebbyRyan. Here is a video of Disney & the Red Cross. Make a plan, get a kit, prepare ow.ly/B6bIX
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Does your family have designated meeting places in case of an emergency? ow.ly/i/6LhmP go.usa.gov/yqr4 #NatlPrep
#CDCintheField from Monique: In the fight against #Ebola, we won't be stopped by the rainy season in Guinea. pic.twitter.com/Ex84L9nPYg
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Hand, foot and mouth disease is common during this time of year. Wash your child’s hands often. See more tips at: 1.usa.gov/XST5Mw.
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Download our new #ASPCAapp! Store your pet's medical records, prepare for a disaster & more! bit.ly/ASPCAapp pic.twitter.com/JOZBKMmB3K
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Dr. Steven Krug from @AmerAcadPeds discusses why children are not “little adults” in our latest blog post: go.usa.gov/yVKV #NatlPrep
Join the #EBOLACHAT today at 12:00pm ET to discuss airports & air travel with @EbolaAlert and others. Retweet to invite your followers!
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You never know when a disaster may strike. Create a workplace plan to prepare employees for emergencies go.usa.gov/Pu55
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#Ebola outbreak has been one of terrible human suffering, but there are reasons to be hopeful: huff.to/1nx0mYm @HuffPostImpact
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Teach family members how to send texts—they are more likely to go through in an emergency when phone lines are overwhelmed #NatlPrep
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Involve your children in building an emergency preparedness kit with these fun @fema resources! go.usa.gov/yqC5 #NatlPrep
CDC #DiseaseDetectives are responding to worst #Ebola outbreak in history. Read their stories in our new #Storify: bit.ly/1vUx3UJ
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Mark your calendar! Join us on 9/10 at 3pm (EST) for a Twitter Chat on preparedness for vulnerable populations. ow.ly/i/6KL3I
Include items in your family emergency kit to make your kids feel safe & secure. ready.gov/kids/build-a-k… ow.ly/i/6Lgpo #NatlPrep
Who is most at risk when disaster strikes? Find out in our latest #blog! ow.ly/B2V8H #NatPrep
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We’ve signed @SavetheChildren’s #Promise2Prepare to help keep kids safe in disasters. You can too: bit.ly/1uE6kPq #GetReady
Sign up for our Twitter Alerts! In an emergency, critical updates will be highlighted in your feed. Learn more: bit.ly/173Ilvm
CDC warns #Ebola epidemic in West Africa is outpacing current response. Read new press release: 1.usa.gov/1oB2M7A
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New @SavetheChildren report finds states, parents not ready to protect kids in disaster. See your state: bit.ly/1lyfNUX #GetReady
Treat kids? Docs can help make sure communities include children's needs in emergency planning. Read how 1.usa.gov/1pQwSt8 #NatlPrep
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New blog! 3 prep steps for your family. Know what you need, what to do & how to communicate: go.usa.gov/ykwm #NatlPrep
Speed dial “Mom” or “Dad” may not cut it in an emergency. Help your kids memorize important phone numbers. ow.ly/i/6K6VP
Get involved in National Preparedness Month! Take action to prepare today! #NatlPrep thndr.it/1lf73CT
.@DrFriedenCDC to host media briefing TODAY at 12PM ET to provide update on CDC #Ebola response: 1.usa.gov/1x5K0iR
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Severe storms and #tornado warnings continuing throughout the night. Stay tuned to local news & be prepared to take shelter. #KS #MO
#NatlPrep Month! You can use canned goods, dry mixes, and other staples in your cupboard for your emergency kit: ow.ly/AS0co
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Looking for a quick and easy emergency communication plan? Fill this one out with your kids: ow.ly/i/6JJta #NatlPrep
#NatlPrep Make sure everyone in your family can receive, understand, and act on information received in an emergency. bit.ly/1x1evqd
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CDC is supporting the #Ebola response through communication, training, & other public health activities. Learn more: go.usa.gov/yqRV
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New CDC #Ebola guidance for universities, colleges, faculty and students: go.usa.gov/y2Zz
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National Preparedness Month starts on Monday! Be Disaster Aware, Take Action to Prepare. #NatlPrep pic.twitter.com/bdrWqUGeqU
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Kids make up 24% of the population in the U.S. Find out more about caring for children in an emergency: emergency.cdc.gov/children/index…
Are you a pregnant woman or a parent with an infant? Learn what to do in an emergency with our fact sheets: bit.ly/1gQxE75 #NatlPrep
Our focus is on kids for the 1st week of Preparedness Month! Learn how to protect children in an...
Have you tested your smoke alarm recently? @USFA recommends monthly testing of all types of smoke alarms. go.usa.gov/EuDR...
Share our #wildfire infographic to encourage friends & loved ones to stay safe and be prepared for wildfires: go.usa.gov/Td8Q
Watch Before and After Tour of Ebola Isolation Ward safety improvements for patient care. bit.ly/XZ6u62 #CDCintheField
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#Ebola outbreak field notes: Lisa discusses challenges of setting up an emergency operations center in Nigeria: go.usa.gov/mhTC
#CDCintheField from Rebecca: A health clinic stays closed due to fear. #Ebola disrupts normal healthcare. pic.twitter.com/0j5fY4JPSM
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Rebecca misses her children, but carries a daily reminder while working on #Ebola. #CDCintheField pic.twitter.com/15x1qLg8L4
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More than half of flood fatalities are due to people attempting to drive on flooded roads. Turn around, don't drown. ready.gov/floods
Keep a battery-powered or hand-cranked radio to get updates if the power goes out. go.usa.gov/p69
Story to Share: If you do one thing this #NatlPrep Month, create a family communication plan. Read more usatoday.com/story/news/nat… cc @Readygov
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