Category: Other Disasters, Critical Events and Information
Howard Gwon, senior director of the Office of Emergency Management for the Johns Hopkins Health System, retired March 31. As Gwon leaves the role, Johns Hopkins welcomes Robert Maloney into the position.
The Center for Health Security rejoined the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. What is the center working on?
Dianne Whyne will retire as the director of operations for the Johns Hopkins Office of Critical Event Preparedness and Response (CEPAR) at the end of March. Lauren Sauer began transitioning into the role on Feb. 1.
From AMBER alerts to weather alerts to alerts at Johns Hopkins, here's what you need to know about these emergency notifications.
Deadly mass shootings have risen dramatically during the past decade to become an all-too-often horrifying and heartbreaking trend that can happen anywhere. How is Johns Hopkins preparing, and what can you do in the event of such attack?
Each year, thousands of faculty, staff and students at The Johns Hopkins University and the Johns Hopkins Health System travel abroad for many reasons, including research or to attend or present at conferences or other university-related activities.
Hamburgers, hot dogs, potato salad and coleslaw—all summertime staples that go along with cookouts, picnics and other outdoor gatherings. But these taste bud tantalizers can also unknowingly harbor bacteria if not handled, served or stored properly.
When you want to help after a natural disaster like a hurricane, how do you find a reputable organization to donate?
The safety of Johns Hopkins faculty members, staff members and students is one of our primary concerns, and CEPAR wants everyone to be aware of any pending or actual disasters or safety threats on campus.
September is National Preparedness Month, and since disasters and emergencies can strike anywhere, at any time, the observance serves as a good reminder to be ready for the unexpected.
Traveling abroad? CEPAR urges you to plan your travel safely and carefully, and also take note of new phone numbers for medical and security assistance overseas.