Preparedness Empowers You

It saves lives, property, and time.

Emergencies happen, often with little or no notice. By taking action beforehand you can be prepared for any emergency.

Be Ready Navy!
I am. Are you?


Coronado, Calif. (July 26, 2006) – Hospital Corpsman 1st Class, from Arlington, Texas, gives Sailor a purified protein derivative (PPD) shot in USS Ronald Reagan's (CVN 76) hangar bay to combat possible infection of the disease Tuberculosis (TB). U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Marc Rockwell-Pate (RELEASED) 060726-N-7526R-007

Click on the navigation links under Diseases to learn more about how to recognize and protect or treat yourself if there is an outbreak of various types of diseases.

Each description of a disease also includes links to additional information and a printable PDF fact sheet about the diseases.


Be Ready Navy—Be informed before, during, and after an incident; make a written family emergency plan; and build an emergency supply kit good for at least three days.

This is an Official US Navy Website
Switch to Full Site
Switch to Mobile Site