Preparedness Brief

The Preparedness Brief provides updates and information from NACCHO’s public health preparedness portfolio.

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious Disease

NASEM Releases Report on Wastewater-Based Disease Surveillance

New report reviews the current utility of community-level wastewater surveillance during the COVID-19 pandemic and its...

Jan 19, 2023 | Rebecca Rainey

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response
  • Medical Reserve Corps

How a Medical Reserve Corps Unit Addresses the Needs of Vulnerable Populations During an Evacuation

See how the Central Nebraska Medical Reserve Corps is preparing to help vulnerable populations evacuate during an...

Jan 19, 2023 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Water Quality

Wastewater-Based Disease Surveillance for Public Health Action: Report Release Webinar

Join the webinar to learn more.

Jan 13, 2023 | Anu Varma

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Emergency Response

FEMA Releases the 2022 National Preparedness Report

Report reveals the impacts that climate change and associated natural disasters continue to have on emergency...

Jan 11, 2023 | Beth Hess

Opportunity
  • Medical Countermeasures

Accepting Applications: 2023 Medical Counter Measures Workshop

Applications due February 13.

Jan 11, 2023 | Jessica Pryor

Opportunity
  • Training

Accepting Applications: 2023 Radiation Workshop Travel Award

Applications due February 17.

Jan 05, 2023 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Press Release
  • Medical Reserve Corps

NACCHO Announces More Than $3.4 Million in Awards to Local Medical Reserve Corps Units and State Coordinators

Awards will strengthen MRC Network’s ability to deploy a ready, capable, and responsive volunteer workforce to address...

Dec 21, 2022 | Beth Hess

MRCPR web
  • Emergency Response
  • Medical Reserve Corps

MRC of Puerto Rico Responds to Hurricane Fiona

See how the MRC of Puerto Rico helped its community respond to Hurricane Fiona.

Dec 21, 2022 | Beth Hess

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Cybersecurity Notification: Updates on Cuba Ransomware

The FBI and the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency have updated joint...

Dec 20, 2022 | Jessica Pryor

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  • Tools & Resources

2022 National Household Survey on Disaster Preparedness

FEMA has released the results from the 2022 National Household Survey on Disaster Preparedness.

Dec 19, 2022 | Beth Hess

Partner Articles

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

NACCHO Recognizes Second Anniversary of First COVID-19...

NACCHO and leading partners recognize December 14, 2022 as the two-year...

Dec 15, 2022 | Nicholas Holmes

NACCHO Recognizes Second Anniversary of First COVID-19...

Water Fountain
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Water Quality

Purdue University’s New Water Systems Course Designed to...

Purdue is partnering with NACCHO to offer this online course at a discount for...

Dec 04, 2020 | Emily D'Angelo

Purdue University’s New Water Systems Course Designed to...

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  • Emergency Response
  • Infectious Disease
  • Opportunity

National Student Response Network Linking Volunteers to...

The National Student Response Network (NSRN) is fielding the volunteer needs of...

May 20, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

National Student Response Network Linking Volunteers to...

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  • Emergency Response
  • Infectious Disease

COVID-19 Alternate Care Site Resources

ASPR TRACIE has just released COVID-19 Alternate Care Site Resources, a...

Apr 22, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

COVID-19 Alternate Care Site Resources

  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease

AMA Telehealth Implementation Playbook

During a pandemic, healthcare facilities may need telehealth/medicine...

Apr 21, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

AMA Telehealth Implementation Playbook

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  • Communications & Public Relations
  • Emergency Response
  • Infectious Disease

NNPHI Launches COVID-19 Learning & Action Collaborative

The National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI) has launched a...

Apr 21, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

NNPHI Launches COVID-19 Learning & Action Collaborative

  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease

Penn State Project ECHO: COVID-19 ECHO Series

Penn State Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) has...

Mar 31, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Penn State Project ECHO: COVID-19 ECHO Series

  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease
  • Podcast

CIDRAP: COVID-19 Podcasts and Webinars

The Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy has a running archive of...

Mar 31, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

CIDRAP: COVID-19 Podcasts and Webinars

  • Research & Reports

42nd Annual Report on the Health of the Nation

The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) at the CDC released its 42nd...

Nov 19, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

42nd Annual Report on the Health of the Nation

  • Call for Comments
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

Call for Comments: Community-Based Response to Drug...

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has sent a New Project...

Oct 29, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Call for Comments: Community-Based Response to Drug...

  • Community Engagement

Article: Engaging with Community- and Faith-Based...

Dr. Scott Santibanez, Associate Director for Science for CDC’s Division in...

Sep 17, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Article: Engaging with Community- and Faith-Based...

  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response
  • Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)
  • Water Quality

Emergency Water Supply Planning Guide for Hospitals and...

During water system interruptions, the operation of healthcare facilities is...

Aug 27, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Emergency Water Supply Planning Guide for Hospitals and...

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