Integrating Extreme Weather Events into Preparedness Planning

Authors: Resham Patel, MPH, Senior Program Analyst and Stacy Hosler, MSPH, Program Analyst; Public Health Preparedness, NACCHO In 2011...

Sep 08, 2013 | Resham Patel

  • Recent Public Health Incidents Emphasize the Importance of Emergency Preparedness...

    By Jack Herrmann, MSEd., NCC, LMHC, Senior Advisor, Public Health Preparedness, NACCHO Across the nation, the importance and amount of...

    Sep 04, 2013 | NacchoVoice

  • Director of Emergency Management Michele Askenazi Recounts her Health Department’s...

    By Ian Goldstein, Web Specialist, NACCHO Michele Askenazi has served as Director of Emergency Management at the Tri-County Health...

    Jul 10, 2013 | NacchoVoice

  • LHDs and the YMCA: Partnering to Prevent Diabetes

    By Iris Tiongco, Program Associate, NACCHO YMCA of the USA (Y-USA), one of the nation’s leading nonprofits strengthening communities...

    Jun 26, 2013 | NacchoVoice

  • New Collaboration Seeks to Reduce Health Disparities in People with Intellectual...

    By Melissa Allen, ACHIEVA (The Arc of Greater Pittsburgh), and Sarah Yates, NACCHO NACCHO and The Arc of the United States are...

    Jun 03, 2013 | NacchoVoice

  • Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention: Lessons for LHDs

    This is part two of a two-part interview with Terry Allan, RS, MPH, Health Commissioner, Cuyahoga County Board of Health, and current...

    May 23, 2013 | NacchoVoice

  • Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention: Building Collaborations that Yield Successful...

    This is part one of a two-part interview with Terry Allan, RS, MPH, Health Commissioner, Cuyahoga County Board of Health, and current...

    May 17, 2013 | NacchoVoice

  • The Profile Study at Work

    By Carolyn Leep, Senior Director of Research and Evaluation, NACCHO Ever wonder what NACCHO does with data from that Profile survey...

    May 01, 2013 | NacchoVoice

  • Integrating Extreme Weather Events into Preparedness Planning

    Authors: Resham Patel, MPH, Senior Program Analyst and Stacy Hosler, MSPH, Program Analyst; Public Health Preparedness, NACCHO In 2011 and 2012, the United States experienced 25 extreme weather events—storms, floods, droughts, heat waves, and wildfires—that each caused at least $1 billion in damages.[1] These events resulted in a total price tag of over $174 billion […]

    Sep 08, 2013 | Resham Patel

    Recent Public Health Incidents Emphasize the Importance of Emergency Preparedness Funding

    By Jack Herrmann, MSEd., NCC, LMHC, Senior Advisor, Public Health Preparedness, NACCHO Across the nation, the importance and amount of public health preparedness funding is under scrutiny at federal, state, and local levels. At the national level, the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act (PAHPRA) was signed into law by President Obama in March 2013. […]

    Sep 04, 2013 | NacchoVoice

    Director of Emergency Management Michele Askenazi Recounts her Health Department’s Response to the Mass Shooting in Aurora, CO

    By Ian Goldstein, Web Specialist, NACCHO Michele Askenazi has served as Director of Emergency Management at the Tri-County Health Department in Greenwood Village, CO, for six years. Tri-County Health Department led the medical response after the mass shooting in an Aurora, CO, movie theater in July 2012. The following is part of an excerpt from […]

    Jul 10, 2013 | NacchoVoice

    LHDs and the YMCA: Partnering to Prevent Diabetes

    By Iris Tiongco, Program Associate, NACCHO YMCA of the USA (Y-USA), one of the nation’s leading nonprofits strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility, received the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation Health Care Innovation Award. As an award recipient, Y-USA will undertake a three-year project to deliver its Diabetes Prevention Program...

    Jun 26, 2013 | NacchoVoice

    New Collaboration Seeks to Reduce Health Disparities in People with Intellectual Disabilities

    By Melissa Allen, ACHIEVA (The Arc of Greater Pittsburgh), and Sarah Yates, NACCHO NACCHO and The Arc of the United States are partnering to reduce health disparities for people with intellectual disabilities (ID). The Arc recently launched its new HealthMeet® project, which is funded through a three-year, $1 million cooperative agreement with the Centers for […]

    Jun 03, 2013 | NacchoVoice

    Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention: Lessons for LHDs

    This is part two of a two-part interview with Terry Allan, RS, MPH, Health Commissioner, Cuyahoga County Board of Health, and current NACCHO president. Cuyahoga County Board of Health serves a population of approximately 855,000 in the greater Cleveland area. In part one, Allan described how his health department built a successful collaboration that has […]

    May 23, 2013 | NacchoVoice

    Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention: Building Collaborations that Yield Successful Outcomes

    This is part one of a two-part interview with Terry Allan, RS, MPH, Health Commissioner, Cuyahoga County Board of Health, and current NACCHO president. Cuyahoga County Board of Health serves a population of approximately 855,000 in the greater Cleveland area. Below, Allan discusses how his health department has created a nationally replicated childhood lead poisoning […]

    May 17, 2013 | NacchoVoice

    The Profile Study at Work

    By Carolyn Leep, Senior Director of Research and Evaluation, NACCHO Ever wonder what NACCHO does with data from that Profile survey that took you so long to complete? From January through March, approximately 2,000 local health departments (LHDs) completed the National Profile of Local Health Departments (Profile) survey. Profile is a comprehensive (read “long”) survey […]

    May 01, 2013 | NacchoVoice

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