The National Library of Medicine (NLM) recently developed resource lists for three public health emergencies affecting both local and global communities:
An incident web page was created to gather resources on the emerging health issues arising from the Zika Virus.
Two PDF documents on recent chemical incidents have been updated.
Links to these lists are included below and also can be found on the NLM Disaster Health home page, https://disasterinfo.nlm.nih.gov
Zika Virus Health Information Resources https://disasterinfo.nlm.nih.gov/dimrc/zikavirus.html
Lead in Flint, Michigan Water System https://sis.nlm.nih.gov/enviro/FlintLeadWater.pdf
Aliso Canyon/Porter Ranch Gas Leak https://disasterinfo.nlm.nih.gov/dimrc/aliso_canyon_gas_leak.pdf
These resource lists link to a variety of sources such as:
- Local, state, federal and international agencies and organizations
- Database searches for the health information issues around the incidents
- Social media resources for situational awareness
To keep up-to-date on these and other Disaster Health resources, please sign-up for email updates: https://public.govdelivery.com/accounts/USNLMDIMRC/subscriber/new.