Preparedness Brief

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

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COVID-19 News and Resources (Updated Weekly)

To support the role of local health departments (LHDs) in the COVID-19 response, NACCHO is compiling guidance/news,...

Mar 31, 2020
By Kim Rodgers

Article: Engaging with Community- and Faith-Based Organizations in Public Health Emergencies

Dr. Scott Santibanez, Associate Director for Science for CDC’s Division in Preparedness and Emerging Infections,...

Sep 17, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

National Preparedness Month 2019: Youth Preparedness

When developing preparedness plans for public health emergencies, it is important to remember that certain community...

Sep 16, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Podcast from Washington Features Shelly Schwedhelm, Executive Director for Emergency Management & Biopreparedness for Nebraska Medicine

In this week’s episode of Podcast from Washington, Eli Briggs and Ian Goldstein discuss breaking news, as the Food and...

Sep 12, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

MMWR: Participation in Community Preparedness Programs in HSOs and FBOs

With training from health departments, human services organizations and houses of worship can be neighborhood assets in...

Sep 05, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

National Preparedness Month 2019: Financing Your Emergency Preparedness

When disaster strikes, it’s good to have a plan. Being financially prepared to withstand a disaster or other emergency...

Sep 04, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Apply for NACCHO’s 2019-2020 WASH Emergency Preparedness and Response Workgroup

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) is currently accepting applications for the...

Sep 03, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

NACCHO Podcast Features Dr. Stephen Redd, Deputy Director for Public Health Service and Implementation Science at CDC

In this week’s episode of Podcast from Washington, Ian Goldstein and Adriane Casalotti discuss Congress’...

Aug 29, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Hurricane Season Ready: Preparedness and Response Resources

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) is closely monitoring Hurricane Dorian and is...

Aug 28, 2019 | Katie Dwyer

Webinar Series: Making Mitigation Work

Mitigation is one of the most valuable approaches to protect communities from the impacts of disaster, but it doesn’t...

Aug 27, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Emergency Water Supply Planning Guide for Hospitals and Healthcare Facilities

During water system interruptions, the operation of healthcare facilities is severely interrupted and capability can be...

Aug 27, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

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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

  • 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

  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease

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

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