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

  • Risks of Cyber Attacks Leave Health of Communities Vulnerable

    NACCHO staff authored an article in the Center for Infrastructure Protection Report highlighting the effects of cyber attacks on local...

    Oct 01, 2013 | Admin

  • NACCHO Staff Report: Florida State University Hosts Legal Preparedness Training

    NACCHO and the FSU Center for Innovative Collaboration in Medicine and Law in Tallahassee, Florida have partnered to host a one day...

    Sep 27, 2013 | Andy Roszak

  • NACCHO is One of Top Five Information Sources for Local Health Departments on Twitter

    Researchers from Brown School of Social Work and Washington University in St. Louis presented findings that provided insights into the...

    Sep 26, 2013 | Frances Bevington

  • NACCHO Staff Report: Public Health Law & Science Seminar for Judges

    To promote comprehensive emergency preparedness, including legal preparedness, NACCHO supported a training seminar with 45 California...

    Sep 25, 2013 | Andy Roszak

  • Real Stories of Emergency Preparedness in Children and Youth with Special Health...

    This year the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response,...

    Sep 19, 2013 | Frances Bevington

  • Emergency Responder Health Monitoring and Surveillance Online Training Available

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has launched the course, “Emergency Responder Health Monitoring and...

    Sep 19, 2013 | Admin

  • Emergency Responder Health Monitoring and Surveillance System Online Training...

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency has introduced the course “Emergency Responder Health Monitoring and Surveillance...

    Sep 19, 2013 | Admin

  • 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

    Risks of Cyber Attacks Leave Health of Communities Vulnerable

    NACCHO staff authored an article in the Center for Infrastructure Protection Report highlighting the effects of cyber attacks on local public health. Review the article to learn about federal developments in cybersecurity and how these developments impact local health departments.

    Oct 01, 2013 | Admin

    NACCHO Staff Report: Florida State University Hosts Legal Preparedness Training

    NACCHO and the FSU Center for Innovative Collaboration in Medicine and Law in Tallahassee, Florida have partnered to host a one day training focusing on emergency preparedness. The training brings together public health, emergency management, healthcare, legal, and first response officials to discuss the legal underpinnings of disaster response.

    Sep 27, 2013 | Andy Roszak

    NACCHO is One of Top Five Information Sources for Local Health Departments on Twitter

    Researchers from Brown School of Social Work and Washington University in St. Louis presented findings that provided insights into the network of local health departments (LHDs) and their information sources on Twitter at the 2013 National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing and Media in Atlanta, Georgia. The research identified NACCHO as one of the professional […]

    Sep 26, 2013 | Frances Bevington

    NACCHO Staff Report: Public Health Law & Science Seminar for Judges

    To promote comprehensive emergency preparedness, including legal preparedness, NACCHO supported a training seminar with 45 California Judges focused on public health practice and legal issues. Throughout the course of two days, judges learned from local public health practitioners about the issues and nuances of public health.

    Sep 25, 2013 | Andy Roszak

    Real Stories of Emergency Preparedness in Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs

    This year the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response, American Academy of Pediatrics, and Family Voices have partnered to recognize the unique experiences of families and health providers during emergency situations. This partnership has resulted in a collection of family stories  that highlight emergency preparedness in...

    Sep 19, 2013 | Frances Bevington

    Emergency Responder Health Monitoring and Surveillance Online Training Available

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has launched the course, “Emergency Responder Health Monitoring and Surveillance” to provide first responders with a recommended health monitoring and surveillance framework, referred to as the Emergency Responder Health Monitoring and Surveillance (ERHMS) system. ERHMS includes specific recommendations and tools for all phases of a...

    Sep 19, 2013 | Admin

    Emergency Responder Health Monitoring and Surveillance System Online Training Available

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency has introduced the course “Emergency Responder Health Monitoring and Surveillance System: Leadership Training.” Leaders in organizations responsible for planning and executing an incident response that optimizes the health and safety of response, remediation, recovery, and volunteer workers. The intended audience is decision makers at the local,...

    Sep 19, 2013 | Admin

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