Emergency Readiness

Dec 5, 2018
A coalition of 29 health care and public health organizations, including the AHA, today urged Congress to pass the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness & Advancing Innovation Act (S. 2852/H.R. 6378) before Congress adjourns for 2018.
Jun 8, 2022
The AHA today joined the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and American Medical Association in urging the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals to overturn a district court decision that refused to allow a case involving the Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness Act of 2005 to proceed in federal court and sent…
Jun 3, 2022
Thoughtful and proactive safety planning should be a critical component of every organization's operating procedures.
Jun 3, 2022
The AHA and its non-profit affiliate the HRET recently held a virtual convening on emergency and disaster preparedness for 50 health care executives and public health leaders from the Northeast, including Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.
May 13, 2022
The agency this week waived certain Medicare, Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program requirements to give health care providers greater flexibility to meet emergency health needs.  
May 12, 2022
The agency is investigating 109 potential hepatitis cases of unknown cause in U.S. children since last October.
May 9, 2022
The agency is investigating 109 potential hepatitis cases of unknown cause in U.S. children since last October, including five deaths.
May 9, 2022
The first edition uses temperature projections to highlight counties at higher risk from extreme heat.
May 6, 2022
CDC is investigating 109 potential hepatitis cases of unknown cause in U.S. children since last October; over 90% of the patients were hospitalized.