Record-breaking rainfall in January and March caused extensive damage to California's coastal parks, according to a report submitted to FEMA seeking federal aid.
Some places, like Los Angeles County, moved early to self-collected oral swabs of saliva and sputum, with the process supervised at drive-thru testing sites by trained personnel swathed in protective gear.
Substantial numbers of people have been violating closures around the state’s largest wildfire, the Lionshead, which prompted fire officials to remind people on Sunday that it is dangerous to enter the area and they could be fined up to $5,000 and sentenced to up to six months in jail.
Catastrophic flooding in Midland County prompted 11,000 people to be evacuated, and numerous road and bridge closures on Wednesday, May 20. Neighboring Saginaw County saw damage and evacuations, too.
Nationwide, contact tracing is the key to reopening businesses and resuming some form of normal life as the coronavirus pandemic begins to subside, epidemiologists say. But no federal plan or funding is on the horizon.
Half of the randomly selected patients who were treated with remdesivir completely recovered within 11 days, and half of those patients took longer. It took 15 days for half of those who received the placebo to recover.
How and when should the examples of other jurisdictions be followed in plotting a course for reopening societal institutions and economic sectors? Here are some mistakes to avoid and some guiding principles to help.
The current pandemic has provided many examples of effective and not-so-effective communications strategies. Here are four pitfalls to avoid, and five proven strategies to keep the public informed and engaged.
With many layers of leadership and various responding agencies, making sure crisis response efforts are tightly coordinated is critical. Here is some guidance on how to keep stakeholders working in tandem.
The current pandemic is composed of intense sprints during an enduring marathon. Leading an organization through COVID-19 means developing three types of resilience: personal, institutional and post-crisis.
The initiative announced earlier this month also offers active virus testing for people in the Treasure Valley whether they have symptoms or not. The group said it’s making the antibody testing available around the state.
Convening a group of expert decision-makers in times of crisis can bring about some friction. Here’s how to deal with challenges like overbearing leadership, bias, micropolitics and mental fatigue.
The current global pandemic has upended the operations of government organizations around the world. Here are five recommendations for leaders confronting the “once in a lifetime” coronavirus crisis.
State and municipal leaders, as well as private-sector executives, have in recent days taken action on their own to shut down school districts, close offices, museums and other businesses and cancel major events.
The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency confirmed that 19 people are dead after a tornado touched down in Nashville in the early morning hours Tuesday morning. Forecasters said more storms could be on the way.
The Hidalgo County, Texas, Community Services Agency and the county emergency management agency sought to solve the problem if responding quickly to residents in need and collaborated to develop the trailer.