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Resource Guides on Recent Public Health Incidents: Zika, Flint, Aliso Canyon

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.

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