CAMPAIGN-3: Community Resource Management Ideas

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FOOD AWARENESS-2: CDC ALERT – CAMPYLOBACTER ON THE RISE

CAMPYLOBACTER FOOD AWARENESS: PROBLEM: The Campylobacter bacteria that causes Human Gastroenteritis is on the Rise! The CDC stated that the incidence of a bacterial infection with CAMPYLOBACTER is on the rise, and has increased 13% since 2008. - HOW: People become infected by eating something contaminated with this bacteria (especially from eating undercooked CHICKEN, and non-pasteurized milk). - WHY: Campylobacter ...more »

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CAMPAIGN-4: Community Health, Safety and Prevention or Mitigation Ideas

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Hypothermia Awareness - Reference Values and Tips

Hypothermia is a serious topic because multi-hospital studies found that currently (~21% of individuals DIE) if their core body temperature dropped to the 82-85 degrees Fahrenheit (F) range (and 700 people die of hypothermia annually). Normal core body temperature is 98.6F (oral). - CORE TEMP ISSUES: Well, first off, be self aware of the signs of hypothermia and/or frostbite, and that certain individuals are more ...more »

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CAMPAIGN-4: Community Health, Safety and Prevention or Mitigation Ideas

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Public Awareness During Active Threat Scenarios

BACK-TO-BASICS SERIES - OVERVIEW-4: EXAMINING PUBLIC SITUATION AWARENESS DURING THREAT SCENARIOS (This content is a primer for the "Crisis Communications Series" concentrating on awareness) - PROTOCOL: As a brief reminder here, in the case of an Active Shooter scenario, the current protocol is "RUN or HIDE or FIGHT." Remember, put your hands up when you come in contact with the security staff and responders. =>RUN: Away ...more »

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CAMPAIGN-2: Matching Community Resilience Stakeholders with Plans and Volunteers

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TerrorView Phone App

A new iPhone and Android phone App information source just came out for the public that will enhance shared awareness of risks and threats called TerrorView: ****************************NEW TerrorView Phone App**************************** This new technology coupled within an App (client interface) called TerrorView, now enables the public to research threat information that was previously seen only by senior government ...more »

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CAMPAIGN-4: Community Health, Safety and Prevention or Mitigation Ideas

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Evaluating the 1984 Rajneeshee Bioterror Attack Lessons Learned

THIS ATTACK INVOLVED THE DELIBERATE INTRODUCTION OF SALMONELLA CONTAMINANTS AT 10 SALAD BARS LOCALLY AND MUCH MORE (I can't even believe this hostile takeover happened in the U.S.!) - UPDATE: 05-03-2016 IT JUST HAPPENED IN MICHIGAN, SEE APPENDIX-A FOR DETAILS (NEAR THE END OF THIS POST, JUST BEFORE THE REFERENCE SECTION) - PURPOSE: Review of this incident is meant to add value and enable us to draw inference, lessons ...more »

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CAMPAIGN-4: Community Health, Safety and Prevention or Mitigation Ideas

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PUBLIC AWARENESS INFORMATION REGARDING THE ZIKA VIRUS

Origination: 05-20-2015 UTC 07:00 Last Updated: 08-08-2016 UTC 6:00 - PURPOSE: Raise public awareness about the Zika Virus, disease and associated conditions. - *UPDATE: As of 07-29-16, the first U.S. local cases of Zika virus have been transmitted to 4 individuals (via aedes aegypti mosquitos carrying the virus in Florida), with 10 additional cases seen as of 08-02-16. The Zika transmission occurred, (and is still ...more »

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CAMPAIGN-4: Community Health, Safety and Prevention or Mitigation Ideas

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Halloween Safety Tips

PURPOSE: Halloween activities are a relevant community safety topic, as statistics bear-out that an estimated 3,500 people are injured each year during Halloween, and some cities experience a spike in crime. - THREE THINGS I WANT TO ASK EVERYONE TO DO: =>First, decrease your driving speed and be on the lookout for kids crossing roads, (especially, please come to a full stop when school buses stop in front of you and ...more »

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