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Select Month: July 2014

ADA Anniversary: Including People With Disabilities in Public Health

Categories: General, Public Health

 

July 26th marks the 24th anniversary of the landmark Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), a civil rights law that strengthens the inclusion of people with disabilities.    

Anyone can have a disability and a disability can occur at any point in a person’s life.  An estimated 37 million1 to 57 million2 people are living with a disability in the U.S. and many people will experience a disability some time during the course of their life.  When the ADA was enacted on July 26, 1990, its stated goals were to promote equal opportunity, full participation, independent living and economic self-sufficiency.3

Prep Check! Lockheed Martin

Categories: General, Natural Disasters, Preparedness, Prevention/Vaccination, Response

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Have you ever considered what you would do if you were out and about and severe weather struck? Where would you find shelter?  Would it be safe to try to go home? 

 
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