Changelab Solutions Announces Healthy Food Retail Strategies Webinar Series

This fall Changelab Solutions will be offering a webinar series on strategies for creating healthier stores in your community. The...

Sep 29, 2014 | Andy Roszak

  • An Inside Look at NACCHO’s MRC Challenge Award Recipients

    Within the first year of the Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Challenge Awards, 29 recipients are working to improve the health of their...

    Jul 30, 2014 | Katie Roulston

  • “Faces of Austerity” Report Illustrates Impact of Budget Cuts on Local Emergency...

    Today, the Coalition for Health Funding released the report, “Faces of Austerity: How Budget Cuts Hurt America’s...

    Jul 15, 2014 | Admin

  • The Washington State Oso Mudslide: Response, Rescue, and Recovery

    On Sat. March 22, a massive mudslide buried a rural town in Snohomish County, WA, just 50 miles north of Seattle, which has engaged...

    Mar 31, 2014 | Sara Rubin

  • Meeting the Access and Functional Needs of At-Risk Individuals: An Interview with...

    This is the first part of a series of interviews with local health department staff who will present at the 2014 Preparedness Summit....

    Jan 30, 2014 | Admin

  • National Healthcare Coalition Preparedness Conference

    Dec 18, 2013 | Naomi Rennard

  • Risk Communications and Information Sharing November Report

    Chair: Meredith Li-Vollmer; Staff: Frances Bevington and Sara Rubin The Risk Communications and Information Sharing workgroup held its...

    Dec 04, 2013 | Frances Bevington

  • Surge Management Workgroup November Report

    The Surge Management work group convened via conference call the third week of November. The group continued the conversation around...

    Nov 27, 2013 | Stacy Stanford

  • Partnerships and Volunteers Critical to Resilient Rural Communities

    In recognition of National Rural Health Day on Nov. 21, NACCHO interviewed Denise Bingham, RN MSN, Director of Nursing, at Three...

    Nov 21, 2013 | Frances Bevington

  • Changelab Solutions Announces Healthy Food Retail Strategies Webinar Series

    This fall Changelab Solutions will be offering a webinar series on strategies for creating healthier stores in your community. The webinars will look at tools to increase food access in rural areas and increase distribution of healthy foods to small stores, as well as best practices for making sustainable change through policy making. Changelab Solutions […]

    Sep 29, 2014 | Andy Roszak

    An Inside Look at NACCHO’s MRC Challenge Award Recipients

    Within the first year of the Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Challenge Awards, 29 recipients are working to improve the health of their communities through new projects and programs made possible by the awards. Each of the 29 units, with the support of NACCHO and the Division of the Civilian Volunteer Medical Reserve Corps, has launched […]

    Jul 30, 2014 | Katie Roulston

    “Faces of Austerity” Report Illustrates Impact of Budget Cuts on Local Emergency Preparedness

    Today, the Coalition for Health Funding released the report, “Faces of Austerity: How Budget Cuts Hurt America’s Health.” The report, sponsored in part by NACCHO, illustrates the impact of budget cuts across the public health continuum, highlighting how existing funding levels cannot meet the mounting health demands across the nation. Featuring more than 20 testimonials […]

    Jul 15, 2014 | Admin

    The Washington State Oso Mudslide: Response, Rescue, and Recovery

    On Sat. March 22, a massive mudslide buried a rural town in Snohomish County, WA, just 50 miles north of Seattle, which has engaged the local community in an extensive response effort. This devastating event, one of the worst mudslides in U.S. history, piled approximately 15 million cubic yards of mud, clay, and wood across the Stillaguamish River, state Highway 530, and into a community of...

    Mar 31, 2014 | Sara Rubin

    Meeting the Access and Functional Needs of At-Risk Individuals: An Interview with Paulette Valentine

    This is the first part of a series of interviews with local health department staff who will present at the 2014 Preparedness Summit. Paulette Valentine, Director of the Emergency Preparedness and Response Division at the Southwest Utah Public Health Department, previews her session, “Strategies to Assess, Plan for, and Engage Partners to Meet the Access […]

    Jan 30, 2014 | Admin

    National Healthcare Coalition Preparedness Conference

    Dec 18, 2013 | Naomi Rennard

    Risk Communications and Information Sharing November Report

    Chair: Meredith Li-Vollmer; Staff: Frances Bevington and Sara Rubin The Risk Communications and Information Sharing workgroup held its monthly conference call on Thursday, November 7, 2013. Prior to the call, the group had gathered risk communications resources for possible inclusion in a NACCHO toolkit. The group discussed the resources that were collected and identified a […]

    Dec 04, 2013 | Frances Bevington

    Surge Management Workgroup November Report

    The Surge Management work group convened via conference call the third week of November. The group continued the conversation around the topics of the public health role in hospital coalitions and electronic medical records in light of information sharing during disasters. The discussions led to several common themes. First, there is a real benefit for […]

    Nov 27, 2013 | Stacy Stanford

    Partnerships and Volunteers Critical to Resilient Rural Communities

    In recognition of National Rural Health Day on Nov. 21, NACCHO interviewed Denise Bingham, RN MSN, Director of Nursing, at Three Rivers District Health Department in Kentucky about the unique preparedness needs of rural communities. In addition to her work at Three Rivers, Denise is on the Kentucky Department of Public Health Emergency Rapid Response Team and […]

    Nov 21, 2013 | Frances Bevington

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