Public Health Systems & Preparedness Research Briefs
Examines ways in which communities can improve their ability to withstand and recover from adversity.
Risk Communication in the Early Stages of the H1N1 (Swine Flu) Alert: How Effective Were State and Local Public Health Departments? — 2009
Presents an assessment of how effectively state and local health departments communicated information regarding the April 2009 H1N1 virus (swine flu) outbreak via the Web to their constituents.
This fact sheet summarizes a study that examined how schools in the U.S. Gulf Coast region perceived the mental health needs of students after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita and how schools responded.
This research brief summarizes research that has identified the advantages and disadvantages of some approaches used to measure public health preparedness and suggested avenues for developing new preparedness tools.