Emergency Response and Preparedness


Preparing Makes Sense for People with Disabilities and Other Access and Functional Needs

Preparing Makes Sense

Preparing Makes Sense for Older Americans

For more preparedness videos, you can visit FEMA's Ready.gov PSA page.

FREE Online Emergency preparedness Classes from University at Albany School of Public Health

Website - https://www.ualbanycphp.org/learning/

Ebola Information

Free New York State Department of Health Ebola Information Hotline (1-800-861-2280) for the General Public - New York State Department of Health has established a State Information line to answer questions about Ebola. 1-800-861-2280 is free and trained operators are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. This line is for public health information purposes only. If you require medical attention, you should call your health care provider or 9-1-1 immediately. Information is also available on the NYSDOH Ebola website www.health.ny.gov/diseases/communicable/ebola/

Ebola Information for Healthcare Providers - providers please visit the NYSDOH Public Website Ebola page http://www.health.ny.gov which includes frequently asked questions (FAQs). Additional questions, not included in FAQs, may be submitted to Ebola.preparedness@health.ny.gov for inclusion in the FAQs.

Proper use of PPE for Working with Suspect Ebola Patients The video link provides a demonstration on how to properly Don and Doff Personal Protective Equipment for Suspect Ebola Patients www.vimeo.com/109626204.

General Ebola Information from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention www.cdc.gov/

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