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CDC Webcast Highlights Pediatric Emergency Preparedness

Jun 08, 2011

Children are extremely vulnerable during disaster situations. States play a critical role in the recovery of pediatric health following a disaster, and should have appropriate “All- Hazards” emergency preparedness plans that address the unique needs of pediatrics.
Children are extremely vulnerable during disaster situations. States play a critical role in the recovery of pediatric health following a disaster, and should have appropriate “All- Hazards” emergency preparedness plans that address the unique needs of pediatrics. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently hosted a COCA conference call to highlight gaps in pediatric preparedness and national recommendations aimed to improve pediatric emergency preparedness at the state level. The webinar is now available for viewing or can be downloaded as a podcast. Slides and a transcript are also available. For more information, click here.