Emergency Preparedness and Response

Resources and perspectives for communities working to increase preparedness for health emergencies.

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Events like natural disasters and virus outbreaks can pose a major threat to our health and well-being. Across the nation, RWJF is working to help communities become more prepared for health emergencies, and to strengthen community resilience and capacity for emergency response and recovery efforts.

Editor's Pick

Read an op-ed in the Washington Post by RWJF President and CEO Richard Besser on how past public policy failures are affecting our country’s ability to cope with Coronavirus.

RWJF is closely monitoring the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC's) guidance on COVID-19. For more information, please refer to the CDC and National Institutes of Health resources that are regularly updated. And browse the RWJF COVID--19 collection.

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Jordan Reese

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (609) 627-6322

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