The American Red Cross is part of the world's largest volunteer network found in nearly 200 countries. They are known for disaster relief, blood drives, training, and support to communities. Learn how to prepare for emergencies.
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention works to protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and in the U.S. Whether diseases start at home or abroad, are chronic or acute, curable or preventable, human error or deliberate attack, CDC fights disease and supports communities and citizens to do the same.
Everyone experiences emergencies from time to time. They're simply a part of life. Unfortunately, they're also costly. Fortunately, we offer all residents of Wake County relief from direct cost of ambulance services. For $60 per year, you and all permanent residents of your household can receive emergency 9-1-1 ambulance service anywhere in Wake County as many times as needed. Learn more and sign up here.
Their mission is helping people before, during and after disasters. FEMA employs more than 20,000 people nationwide. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., they have 10 regional offices located across the country and coordinate within the federal government to make sure America is equipped to prepare for and respond to disasters. To contact FEMA visit their website.
Need poison control help, call 1-800-222-1222 or visit their website at NC Poison Control.
Plan. Prepare. Stay informed. Know what to do in the event of an emergency, where to go if you have to evacuate, and how to prepare by visiting the Ready NC website.
Wake County Emergency Management has developed the ReadyWake program to help you and your family prepare for possible disasters.
Medic2Medic Podcast is for EMTs, Paramedics, EMS Leaders and Medical Directors. The podcast takes a look at the person to see how they got their start in Emergency Medical Services and their dedication to the EMS profession and helping others.
The podcast was started in 2015 by Steve Cohen, former Chief of Cary Area EMS. To date, Steve has thousands of followers and his podcasts have been downloaded more than 120,000 times.
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