NACCHO Releases Legal Preparedness Toolkit

NACCHO, with guidance and funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Public Health Law Program (PHLP), has developed...

Oct 16, 2013 | Andy Roszak

  • Nationwide Response Issues After an Improvised Nuclear Device Attack Workshop...

    On January 23-24, 2013, in partnership with NACCHO, the IOM Forum on Medical and Public Health Preparedness for Catastrophic Events...

    Oct 16, 2013 | Andy Roszak

  • Finney County Health Department Conducts Drive-thru Flu Clinic

    Finney County Health Department in Kansas made a fall flu clinic into a preparedness exercise by using a drive-thru point of...

    Oct 03, 2013 | Frances Bevington

  • NACCHO Staff Mark National Preparedness Month 2013

    To mark National Preparedness Month 2013, members of NACCHO’s staff organized and participated in two activities to enhance their...

    Oct 01, 2013 | Admin

  • IOM Releases the Crisis Standards of Care Toolkit for Indicators and Triggers

    The Institute of Medicine (IOM) released the “Crisis Standards of Care: A Toolkit for Indicators and Triggers” to aid...

    Sep 11, 2013 | Admin

  • MERS CoV NHPP Guidance Documents from ASPR

    The Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) worked with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to...

    Sep 10, 2013 | Frances Bevington

  • 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

  • The ACHIEVE Chronicles: Building Healthy Communities and Partnerships across the...

    By Vicky Bass, Program Analyst, NACCHO When I started working on NACCHO’s chronic disease team in December, I was excited to hear that...

    Apr 15, 2013 | NacchoVoice

  • NACCHO Releases Legal Preparedness Toolkit

    NACCHO, with guidance and funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Public Health Law Program (PHLP), has developed “Public Health and the Law: An Emergency Preparedness Training Kit” to enhance understanding among local public health professionals and their legal counsel of the legal authorities and issues that shape their ability to prepare for, respond […]

    Oct 16, 2013 | Andy Roszak

    Nationwide Response Issues After an Improvised Nuclear Device Attack Workshop Resources

    On January 23-24, 2013, in partnership with NACCHO, the IOM Forum on Medical and Public Health Preparedness for Catastrophic Events hosted a workshop that focused on key response requirements faced by local and regional public health and health care systems in response to an improvised nuclear device (IND) detonation. Topics discussed at the workshop included […]

    Oct 16, 2013 | Andy Roszak

    Finney County Health Department Conducts Drive-thru Flu Clinic

    Finney County Health Department in Kansas made a fall flu clinic into a preparedness exercise by using a drive-thru point of dispensing (POD) site as a model for the clinic. The health department along with Finney County Emergency Management and Finney County EMS organized the clinic to exercise part of the county’s pandemic preparedness plan. Read […]

    Oct 03, 2013 | Frances Bevington

    NACCHO Staff Mark National Preparedness Month 2013

    To mark National Preparedness Month 2013, members of NACCHO’s staff organized and participated in two activities to enhance their understanding of preparedness. Staff conducted the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) zombie preparedness simulation and a screening and discussion of the plausibility of the response in the film, Contagion.

    Oct 01, 2013 | Admin

    IOM Releases the Crisis Standards of Care Toolkit for Indicators and Triggers

    The Institute of Medicine (IOM) released the “Crisis Standards of Care: A Toolkit for Indicators and Triggers” to aid state and local governments, public health agencies, and emergency management agencies in developing plans for crisis standards of care and response to a catastrophic disaster. The report examines indicators and triggers that guide the implementation of crisis...

    Sep 11, 2013 | Admin

    MERS CoV NHPP Guidance Documents from ASPR

    The Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) worked with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to develop guidance documents about Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) for ASPR National Healthcare Preparedness Programs’ (NHPP) awardees: Download the Guidance Document Download the Cover Letter from ASPR

    Sep 10, 2013 | Frances Bevington

    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

    The ACHIEVE Chronicles: Building Healthy Communities and Partnerships across the Country

    By Vicky Bass, Program Analyst, NACCHO When I started working on NACCHO’s chronic disease team in December, I was excited to hear that I would be visiting local health departments (LHDs) across the country that participated in a project called ACHIEVE and that I would be given the opportunity to share their stories. Action Communities […]

    Apr 15, 2013 | NacchoVoice

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