Welcome to Health Security Net, a publicly accessible, centralized library housing decades of documents, published prior to 2020, related to threat and risk awareness for pandemic-prone diseases.
Learn what guidance decision makers used, prior to the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic, to prepare for, respond to, and recover from pandemics.
Documents on this site include:
Search for specific documents using keywords and filters, or browse by topic, specific event, publishing organization, and more.
Documents can be bookmarked to view later or downloaded directly (where available).
If you have a specific search query in mind, navigate to the Search page in order to narrow your results by the available filters.
Apply filters by clicking on a category to expand the dropdown list, and checking one or more available options. Continue to add filters until you are satisfied with the scope of your results.
To clear your filters, click the button.
If you don’t have a specific search query in mind, navigate to the Explore page to browse the documents by category (the categories are the same as the Search page).
Results are default sorted by number of results in each category, from most to least.
Sorting can be adjusted by clicking here:
If you want to understand the full scope of all available documents for any given search query, download an excel sheet of metadata for your results.
Click the button in the upper lefthand corner of your list of results.
An excel sheet will download to your computer containing all of the available metadata for the filtered documents.
To view more information about a document resulting from your search query, click one of two buttons to expand the document detail.
Clicking the button will expand the document details in a popup on your current page.
Clicking the button will expand an identical document details page in a new tab.
Scrolling down the document details popup or page will reveal suggestions for similar items that might be of interest.
If you want to save documents to the site to view another time, bookmark an item to access it later on the Bookmarks page.
To bookmark an item, click the icon. Bookmarked items will display a icon.
This icon will be available in either the document preview card (in your list of results) or on the document detail page.
The Bookmarks tab will display the number of documents that you have bookmarked:
To unbookmark an item, click the icon again.
To view a document, you may either preview the document within your browser, or download the document to your files.
Clicking the button will open a popup view of the document
Clicking the button will open the document in a new tab.
From either the popup or the new tab, you can click the button or the button in the upper righthand corner to print or download the document, respectively.
Note: Some documents are not available for preview or download.
Welcome to Health Security Net, a publicly accessible, centralized library housing decades of documents related to pandemics.
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