Join the Movement! September is National Preparedness Month, the ideal time for local and award-winning nonprofit Building Resilient Communities (BRC) to launch its inaugural Ark of Safety Community Resilient Summit. This unique gathering of community leaders, changemakers, and pioneers is aligning to collectively create transformational strategies that will build community resilience. Community resilience is the
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Prepare for Extreme Heat There is hot, and then there is hot! Extreme heat is a period of high heat and humidity with temperatures above 90 degrees for at least two to three days. In extreme heat your body works extra hard to maintain a normal temperature, which can lead to death. Extreme heat is
Stay Safe in the Summer Heat Heat-related deaths and illnesses are preventable. Despite this fact, more than 600 people in the United States are killed by extreme heat every year. Older adults, children and sick or overweight individuals are at greater risk from extreme heat.
View this post on Instagram A post shared by Building Resilient Communities (@building_resilient_communities) BRC was selected as a recipient of the Community Champion Award! "Your collaboration and input have been instrumental during the COVID-19 response. Riverside University Health System-Public Health recognizes that without trusted organizations, leaders, and messengers, such as yourself, we would
Are you ready for a strong earthquake? Do not let earthquakes catch you off guard! Earthquakes can happen in California at any time. Individuals and families living or visiting California should be appropriately prepared to react and respond quickly when an earthquake occurs, including using earthquake warnings as part of their preparedness efforts. These lifesaving
What would happen if the next big earthquake struck on a Sunday morning? Would your church family know what to do? Faith-based organizations are a vital part of our community. When disaster strikes, houses of worship become safe havens in the neighborhood.
Published February 24, 2022 by CA Department of Public Health Updates as of February 24, 2022: To align with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's updated recommendations for booster guidance for immunocompromised individuals (3 months after the additional dose for mRNA COVID-19 vaccine recipients, and recommendations for an additional dose + booster for J&J
Patients today have more treatment options in the battle against COVID-19.
Our new Pastor’s COVID-19 Toolkit is available! Its purpose is to help faith leaders discuss COVID-19 testing and the importance of vaccinations within the African American community. This helpful resource also serves as a repository for COVID-19 information and advisory updates. We encourage you to take the time to gather the lifesaving tools and participate in the