The Bus Stop: Interview of 3 Possible COVID-19 Scenarios

  • May 15, 2020

Invited back for a third interview, Curt Macysyn, NSTA Executive Director  virtually sits down with Regina Phelps, Founder of EMS Solutions Inc., and author of several crisis management books. Regina discusses the potential scenarios that forecast the future of the COVID-19 pandemic, and she also…

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We have Three Possible Futures

  • May 14, 2020

  What does our future hold as we are beginning to reopen the United States - even as case numbers continue to rise in numerous states? It is a bit of a mixed bag - the key thing to keep in mind is that until…

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COVID-19: Stages of Re-Entry Planning

  • April 25, 2020

Hear my latest interview with Tom Field, of Information Media Group on re-entry planning and COVID-19. What are you thinking about and how is your planning going? As politicians and protesters argue about the merits and timing of emerging from COVID-19 quarantine, crisis management…

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A Big Jump in 31 Hours – 17,000 More Cases

  • February 12, 2020

A couple of hours ago I heard a reporter who was saying that China was reporting no cases today...and I could that be? Turns out it was just taking them longer to count them...a 17K jump in the case count since yesterday when at…

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2019nCoV – Our next Pandemic?

  • February 6, 2020

2019nCoV continues to spread from China and now many disease experts are increasingly thinking that it is likely to become a pandemic that circumnavigates the globe.  The prospect is daunting. The good news is that although the disease is spreading, it is still primarily in…

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Is your state ready for health emergencies? Many still lag behind.

  • April 21, 2017

An annual assessment of the nation’s day-to-day preparedness for managing community health emergencies improved slightly over the last year—though deep regional inequities remain. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) has released the results of the 2017 National Health Security Preparedness Index, which found the United…

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Increasing numbers of H7N9 bird flu cases in China

  • January 30, 2017

It’s Chinese New Year and a concern is circulating amongst the global health community. After an increase in the number of H7N9 bird flu deaths in China, WHO has warned all countries to watch for outbreaks in poultry flocks and to promptly report any human…

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