Category: Personal Preparedness
Johns Hopkins joins nationwide initiative to empower bystanders in case of a mass casualty event.
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.
Do you have fur babies or other pets? Have you ever thought about what you would do with them during a major disaster, such as a hurricane, flood or tornado?
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.
If you receive mail from an unknown sender, should you take it for what it is — just a package — or question its contents? CEPAR recommends thinking twice about what could be inside.
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.
Cyberattacks can cause a wide range of problems for an individual or organization, including financial loss, information theft or reputational harm. Darren Lacey, chief information security officer for The Johns Hopkins University and Health System, and his team try to prevent, detect and respond to such attacks.
The safety of Johns Hopkins faculty members, staff members and students is our primary concern, and CEPAR wants everyone to be aware of any pending or actual disasters or safety threats on campus.
The sizzling summer days are back, bringing all the enjoyable activities that come with this time of year. But the steamy temperatures can be dangerous.
Millions of Americans travel during the summer months, but crises don’t take vacations.
It’s that time of year. Are you ready for your flu vaccine?