Preparedness Brief

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

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Webinar
  • COVID-19
  • Webinar

Webinar: Introducing VIRA: A Bilingual, Customizable Chatbot that Answers COVID-19 Vaccine Questions

Join this webinar on Thursday, May 26, 3:00-4:00 PM ET.

May 19, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • Medical Reserve Corps

Leveraging the Talents of a Scalable, Multi-Functional Unit

While continuing to provide COVID-19 support, the Rhode Island Medical Reserve Corps is also looking ahead to what...

May 18, 2022 | Beth Hess

Hurricane evac
  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response

Hurricane Preparedness

Now is the time to prepare your community for hurricane season, which occurs from May to November.

May 17, 2022 | Beth Hess

Older adult evac
  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Resilience

Disaster Resilience for Older Americans

This May, Older American's Month, is an opportunity to ensure residents ages 65 or older are supported during and after...

May 17, 2022 | Beth Hess

Vaccination
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Medical Countermeasures

Request for Information: Developing a Medical Countermeasures Resource Guide

Share your lessons learned and best practices involved in information sharing and medical countermeasure dispensing and...

May 12, 2022 | Gideon Amaniel

MCAH Prep
  • Webinar
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Webinar: Building Community Resilience through Maternal Child Health and Emergency Preparedness Collaboration: Opportunities and Lessons Learned

Join this webinar on Thursday, June 16, 2:00-3:00 PM ET.

May 02, 2022 | Emily Boyle, Hitomi Abe

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  • Medical Reserve Corps

Celebrating MRC Volunteers

In celebration of National Volunteer Week, we are highlighting just a few of the more than 300,000 volunteers who have...

Apr 21, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources

COVID-19 Booster Dose Messaging and Outreach Tools

The Public Health Communications Collaborative has updated its Booster Dose toolkit in response to the CDC updated...

Apr 19, 2022 | Beth Hess

Resilience
  • Webinar
  • Mental Health

ASPR Hosts Virtual COVID-19 Recovery and Resilience Speaker Series

The HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) is hosting a three-part COVID-19...

Apr 19, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • Opportunity

Funding through FEMA's Emergency Management Performance Grant

Initial applications are due by June 6 for a FEMA funding notice for the Emergency Management Performance Grant...

Apr 19, 2022 | Beth Hess

Partner Articles

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...

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