Partnerships Make California Exercise Possible

Oct 02, 2013 | Alyson Jordan

  • 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

  • Medical Reserve Corps Units Help Their Communities Get Ready during National...

    Today is Get Ready Day, which reminds Americans to prepare themselves, their families, and their communities for all disasters and...

    Sep 17, 2013 | Admin

  • Using Field Research To Improve Disaster Response

    In 2013, NACCHO awarded a Competitive Capacity Building Award to the Marin Medical Reserve Corps Foundation to explore best practices...

    Sep 17, 2013 | Alyson Jordan

  • Investing in Public Health Preparedness: Moving Beyond Our Reactionary Funding Cycle

    Twelve years ago today, the United States experienced the worst terrorist attack on our soil, which since has shaped the ebb and flow...

    Sep 11, 2013 | Jack Herrmann

  • NACCHO Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Workgroup August Report

    Chair: Bobbi Alcock; Staff: Tahlia Gousse The MRC Workgroup held its first call of the year on Aug. 22. Bobbi Alcock, MRC Workgroup...

    Sep 05, 2013 | Frances Bevington

  • Partnerships Make California Exercise Possible

    Oct 02, 2013 | Alyson Jordan

    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

    Medical Reserve Corps Units Help Their Communities Get Ready during National Preparedness Month

    Today is Get Ready Day, which reminds Americans to prepare themselves, their families, and their communities for all disasters and hazards, including pandemic flu, infectious disease, natural disasters, and other emergencies. While it is important to take the time today to prepare for a disaster or emergency, Americans should be prepared all year for any unforeseen event.

    Sep 17, 2013 | Admin

    Using Field Research To Improve Disaster Response

    In 2013, NACCHO awarded a Competitive Capacity Building Award to the Marin Medical Reserve Corps Foundation to explore best practices in MMRC/CERT and MMRC/Hospital collaboration in Marin County, California. This article describes how we used modified field research to examine the contribution citizen first responders make immediately following a disaster and before they are officially deployed...

    Sep 17, 2013 | Alyson Jordan

    Investing in Public Health Preparedness: Moving Beyond Our Reactionary Funding Cycle

    Twelve years ago today, the United States experienced the worst terrorist attack on our soil, which since has shaped the ebb and flow of public health preparedness policy and funding. Catastrophic events such as 9/11, Hurricane Katrina, and the H1N1 influenza outbreak led to an infusion of federal funding to state and local governments that soon dried up after each response ended.

    Sep 11, 2013 | Jack Herrmann

    NACCHO Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Workgroup August Report

    Chair: Bobbi Alcock; Staff: Tahlia Gousse The MRC Workgroup held its first call of the year on Aug. 22. Bobbi Alcock, MRC Workgroup Chair, provided an overview on the role of the MRC workgroup members and explained workgroup goals and functions. Workgroup members then introduced themselves on the call and explained their roles and involvement […]

    Sep 05, 2013 | Frances Bevington

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