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- American Red Cross
Source of 'common-sense' preparedness information available from the Red Cross
Frequently asked questions about Anthrax from the Centers for Disease Control.
- Are you prepared?
Homeland security says that with a little planning and common sense, you can be better prepared for the unexpected. Information, suggestions and brochures on preparing for any number of disaster situations.
- CDC (Spanish Language Version)
This site is the Centers for Disease Control and Protection's attempt to become more available to the Spanish-speaking population.
- CDER New and Generic Drug Approval
- Center Watch
Use this site to find a wealth of information related to clinical trials, such as a listing of more than 41,000 industry and government-sponsored clinical trials as well as new drug therapies recently approved by the FDA. The site is designed to be a resource both for patients interested in participating in clinical trials and for research professionals.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
In general all information presented in these pages and all items available for download are for public use. However, you may encounter some pages that require a login password and id.
- Clinical Trials
The U.S. National Institutes of Health, through its National Library of Medicine, has developed ClinicalTrials.gov to provide patients, family members and members of the public current information about clinical research studies.
- Consumer Drug Information
- Department Of Defense (DOD) Sites
Information About the Anthrax Vaccine and the Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program (AVIP)
This site has information on Human Drugs
- FDA Recalls
This list includes the most significant product actions of the last 60 days, based on the extent of distribution and the degree of health risk. The recalls on the list are mainly Class I. A record of all recalls can be found in the FDA Enforcement Report.
- FDA's Electronic Orange Book
Approved Drug Products with Therapeutic Equivalence Evaluations
- Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Federal Disaster aid is available.
- Federal Recalls
Six federal agencies with vastly different jurisdictions have joined together to create this site. Site provides the latest recall information, ways to report a dangerous product, and ways to learn important safety tips.
- Food Safety Education
The UC Small Farm Center is partnering with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Department of Agriculture to promote consumer food safety education and reduce the risk of food borne illness.
- Getting the Message to Consumers - Food Safety Getting the Message to the People
- Internal Revenue Service
- International Year of Volunteers
The United Nations General Assembly designates 2001as the International Year of Volunteers.
- IRS Tax Forms
You can download any IRS tax form.
- Medical Reserve Corps
MRC volunteers include medical and public health professionals such as physicians, nurses, pharmacists, dentists, veterinarians, and epidemiologists. Many community members-interpreters, chaplains, office workers, legal advisors, and others-can fill key support positions.
FEMA developed the resources on this page to help States, Tribes and local governments reduce their disaster risk through hazard mitigation planning.
- NASA TV
NASA TV provides live coverage of missions and other agency events as well as resources for news media, educators and students, and the general public.
- National Aeronautic and Space Administration (NASA)
- National Agriculture Compliance Assistance Center
This Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) site contains a useful search tool for finding federal regulations that may apply to farms, ranches, and feedyards. This site is part of a comprehensive strategy to improve communication, collaboration, and innovation within the agriculture community.
- National Center for Health Statistics
NCHS is the Federal Government's principal vital and health statistics agency. NCHS data systems include data on vital events as well as information on health status, lifestyle and exposure to unhealthy influences, the onset and diagnosis of illness and disability, and the use of health care. Check out the Top Ten Downloads section for an overload of statistics.
- National Institutes of Health (NIH)
- NIOSH Alert: Preventing Occupational Exposures to Antineoplastic and other Hazardous Drugs in Healthcare Settings
The purpose of this Alert is to increase awareness among healthcare workers and their employers about the health risks posed by working with hazardous drugs and to provide them with measures for protecting their health.
- People With Disabilities
Learn about renting, buying, and making your home accessible. Has information for the aged, physically disabled, etc.
- Safe And Well
If you have been affected by a disaster, this Red Cross website provides a way for you to register yourself as safe and well. From a list of standard messages, you can select those that you want to communicate to your family members, letting them know of your well-being. Concerned family and friends can search the list of those who have registered themselves as safe and well.
- Small Business Resource Guide CD
You can order a free CD that provides tax information to small businesses including forms, instructions, and publications.
- The Library of Congress
- The National Council of Nonprofit Associations
- The US Army Research Institute of Chemical Defense (USAMRICD)
- U.S. Census Bureau
- U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)
CPSC is an Independent Federal Regulatory Agency organized to reduce the risk of injuries and deaths associated with consumer products.
- U.S. Department Of Labor
Bureau Of Labor Statistics
- U.S. Department Of Labor - Bureau Of Labor Statistics
Provides statistical information on occupational employment and wage estimates for veterinarians.
- U.S. Department Of Labor - Bureau Of Labor Statistics
Statistical information on veterinary technologists/technicians.
- Uncle Sam's family-friendly site
Uncle Sam's family-friendly site that links to over 500 websites from government agencies, schools, and educational organizations, all geared to the learning level and interest of kids. The links on this site includes all sorts of topics, activities, educational games, and more. Basically, it gathers all the various federal government agency-created pages for kids in one place.
- Urban Search And Rescue: Commonly Asked Questions
- US Patent And Trademark Office
The US Patent And Trademark Office allows users to search for trademarked phrases and licensed patents. If you're considering using a tagline for your advertising, this is a good place to start, if you want to make sure it's not already licensed to another organization/business.
Government website to provide the public with easy, one-stop access to all online U.S. Federal Government resources.
- Veterinary Occupational Outlook Handbook
- Web links to public health, disaster and emergency organizations
- World Health Organization
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