Report: Nevada can improve emergency preparedness

December 17, 2008
MSNBC - Associated Press

RENO, Nev. (AP) -- A new report says Nevada has room for improvement in preparing for public health emergencies, such as disease outbreaks, natural disasters and bioterrorism.

The report, "Ready or Not? Protecting the Public's Health from Diseases, Disasters and Bioterrorism," gave Nevada six out of 10 possible points for emergency preparedness, the same score it has received since 2005 and one point better than in 2004 and 2003.

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