Emergency Preparedness

10 Essential Questions for Disability Inclusion in Health Agencies

November 23, 2021

Neglecting to include people with disabilities in public health planning creates barriers that can lead to the exacerbation of health disparities. This infographic serves as a tool to foster conversations in health agencies around planning programs, policies, and activities to better serve individuals with disabilities.Read More »

Leveraging the HHS emPOWER Program to Enhance Power Outage Planning

November 17, 2021

The emPOWER program provides federal data, mapping, and artificial intelligence tools, as well as training and resources, to help communities nationwide protect the health of at-risk Medicare beneficiaries who live independently and rely on electric-powered medical devices or receive certain medical services, such as outpatient dialysis, home-based oxygen service, hospice care or other types of home care medical support.Read More »

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