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

Medical Reserve Corps Units Help Their Communities Get Ready during National Preparedness Month

Today is Get Ready Day, which reminds Americans to prepare themselves, their families, and their communities for all...

Sep 17, 2013 | pbgatekeeper

Engaging Children in Preparedness

Looking for ways to encourage children to think about preparedness? CDC’s family preparedness project called Ready...

Sep 16, 2013 | Frances Bevington

New Criteria and Process Guide Available from Project Public Health Ready

NACCHO’s Project Public Health Ready (PPHR) is pleased to announce the release of Version 7 of the PPHR criteria and...

Sep 16, 2013 | pbgatekeeper

Preparedness Photo Contest in Southwest Nebraska

Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department is celebrating National Preparedness Month with a photo contest for youth...

Sep 13, 2013 | Frances Bevington

NACCHO Staff Report: 25th Annual EMS World Expo

This week, members from NACCHO are attending the 25th annual EMS World Expo, North America's largest EMS event. As EMS...

Sep 13, 2013 | Andy Roszak

CDC Looks at Preparedness from a Historical Perspective

During National Preparedness Month, CDC’s Public Health Matters blog will be covering the history of preparedness...

Sep 12, 2013 | Frances Bevington

Investing in Public Health Preparedness: Moving Beyond Our Reactionary Funding Cycle

Twelve years ago today, the United States experienced the worst terrorist attack on our soil, which since has shaped...

Sep 11, 2013 | Jack Herrmann

IOM Releases the Crisis Standards of Care Toolkit for Indicators and Triggers

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) released the “Crisis Standards of Care: A Toolkit for Indicators and...

Sep 11, 2013 | pbgatekeeper

Risks from Cuts to Preparedness Funding Stressed in Hill Briefing

NACCHO’s Jack Hermann, Senior Advisor and Chief, Public Health Preparedness, brought attention to cuts in federal...

Sep 11, 2013 | Frances Bevington

MERS CoV NHPP Guidance Documents from ASPR

The Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) worked with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

Sep 10, 2013 | Frances Bevington

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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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