ODF Leaders Present at 2016 NACCHO Preparedness Summit

ODF Leaders Present at 2016 NACCHO Preparedness Summit

In April, ODF leaders presented at the Preparedness Summit in Dallas, Texas. The presentation, titled Operation Dragon Fire (ODF) in New York City: Improving Situational Awareness and Data Sharing provided an update on ODF work over the last year, including a...
Operation Dragon Fire: Data Fueled Disaster Response

Operation Dragon Fire: Data Fueled Disaster Response

Welcome to the ODF Blog! ODF – or Operation Dragon Fire – is a partnership between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response (OPHPR), the National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters (NVOAD),...
#Old or #New: Media Interpretations Between the Ages

#Old or #New: Media Interpretations Between the Ages

We grew up with social media outlets, but, remember watching the 5 pm news. We are the millennials. From Myspace to Facebook, blogs to tweets, and from video chats to chat rooms, social media has evolved during our teenage into early adulthood years. Media has become...
Asheville Twitter Experience

Asheville Twitter Experience

Using Twitter during Winter Storm Jonas: An Asheville Experience Several weeks ago, many of us across the East Coast were stocking up on milk, bread, dog food, and other essentials in preparation for Winter Storm Jonas. Battening down the so-called hatches, we checked...