PS2023 600

MEDIA ADVISORY: Record Number of Registrants Set to Attend the 2023 Preparedness Summit

Apr 21, 2023 | NacchoVoice

A Limited Number of Media Registrations Are Available

Washington, DC, April 21, 2023—The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), the voice of the country’s nearly 3,000 local health departments, will hold the 2023 Preparedness Summit from April 24-27, 2023 in Atlanta, GA. More than 2,700 public health experts, healthcare leaders, and emergency management specialists are expected to attend the 2023 Preparedness Summit in-person and virtually.

The theme for the 2023 Preparedness Summit, Recover. Renew: Reprioritizing All-Hazards Preparedness, will provide an opportunity to revisit pressing issues and share resources, shape policies, and build skills to mitigate a variety of threats.

A limited number of complimentary registrations are available for the media. In-person or virtual attendance presents an opportunity for journalists to discover new sources, chart trends, and uncover story ideas.

WHAT: 2023 Preparedness Summit

WHEN: April 24-27, 2023

WHERE: The 2023 Preparedness Summit will be held at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta.

Hyatt Regency Atlanta

265 Peachtree Street NE

Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 30303

As the nation continues to recover from the prolonged pandemic response and begins to define the endemic phase of COVID-19, natural disasters, emerging infectious diseases, terrorist threats, climate issues, and maintenance of all-hazards plans are now being reexamined.

Session topics will include preparedness capacity building, climate change, community resilience, COVID-19, health equity, medical countermeasures, Medical Reserve Corps, One Health, radiation, risk communications, and vaccination. Also, strengthening the public health workforce will be examined.

To learn more about the Preparedness Summit and to find the full schedule of events, please click here.

NACCHO encourages the media to join the conversation and monitor plenary sessions as they happen on Twitter. Conference highlights will be shared at https://twitter.com/prepsummit and with hashtag #Prep23. Highlights from the poster sessions will be shared at 1:00 PM ET on Tuesday, April 25, and Wednesday, April 26, from NACCHO’s Facebook account at https://www.facebook.com/NACCHOHQ/.

Media interested in attending the event should contact Phyllis Dickerson Johnson, Director of Communications at 202.595.1127 or [email protected].

###

About the Preparedness Summit

The Preparedness Summit is the first and longest-running national conference on public health preparedness. Since its beginning in 2007, the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) has taken a leadership role in convening a wide array of partners to participate in the Summit; presenting new research findings, sharing tools and resources, and providing a variety of opportunities for attendees to learn how to implement model practices that enhance the nation’s capabilities to prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters and other emergencies.

About NACCHO

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) represents the nation’s nearly 3,000 local health departments. These city, county, metropolitan, district, and tribal departments work every day to protect and promote health and well-being for all people in their communities. For more information about NACCHO, please visit www.naccho.org.


About NacchoVoice

More posts by NacchoVoice

Related Posts

Website New Episode w Special Guests
  • Press Release Community Health Harm Reduction Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

NACCHO’s Podcast From Washington: Update on H5N1 and...

Update on H5N1 and Local Health Department Pilot Program Addresses Substance...

May 17, 2024

NACCHO’s Podcast From Washington: Update on H5N1 and...

Build HAIAR Build Topics Webinar
  • Webinar Antibiotic Resistance Healthcare-Associated Infections ID Featured

Webinar: Reviewing Hot Topics Related to HAIs, AR, and...

Join NACCHO for their May BUILD HAIAR webinar on hot topics related to HAIs and...

May 09, 2024 | Kristen Ross, Irene Halferty

Webinar: Reviewing Hot Topics Related to HAIs, AR, and...

FOC Screenshot
  • Press Release Research & Reports

New NACCHO Forces of Change Study Shows Rising Trends in...

NACCHO released its 2023 Forces of Change Survey.

Apr 30, 2024

New NACCHO Forces of Change Study Shows Rising Trends in...

Website New Episode w Special Guests
  • Press Release Podcast

NACCHO’s Podcast From Washington: New Changes to the WIC...

On this week’s episode: New Changes to WIC Program and Local Health Officer...

Apr 19, 2024

NACCHO’s Podcast From Washington: New Changes to the WIC...

  • Tools & Resources Communications & Public Relations Public Health and Homelessness

NACCHO Social Media Strategy - National Public Health...

National Public Health Week (NPHW) was from April 1 to April 7, 2024.

Apr 11, 2024 | Emma James

NACCHO Social Media Strategy - National Public Health...

  • Press Release

NACCHO Awards an Additional $2.825 Million to Address...

NACCHO with support from CDC, has selected an additional 19 local health...

Apr 04, 2024

NACCHO Awards an Additional $2.825 Million to Address...

IPC Learning Collaborative Meeting Facilitator 2
  • Funding Opportunity Infection, Prevention, and Control

Request for Proposals: IPC Learning Collaborative...

NACCHO is seeking an experienced meeting facilitator to oversee a small- to...

Apr 03, 2024 | Irene Halferty, Kimberly Nalley

Request for Proposals: IPC Learning Collaborative...

48374612517 a1c06a874d c
  • Community Health Success Story

Honoring our Field during National Public Health Week...

Celebrating National Public Health Week with a poem from Marcy Austin, Health...

Apr 03, 2024 | Andrea Grenadier

Honoring our Field during National Public Health Week...

  • Press Release

NACCHO Awards More Than $450,000 to Support Local Harm...

NACCHO awarded $454,053 in funding to pilot harm reduction outreach initiatives...

Apr 01, 2024

NACCHO Awards More Than $450,000 to Support Local Harm...

Back to Top