Public Health Law December Report

The Public Health Law Workgroup learned about the development and potential impacts of the Model Aquatic Health Code, which is in the...

Jan 08, 2014 | Andy Roszak

  • Incident Management Workgroup December Report

    The Incident Management Workgroup held its monthly call on Dec. 9. The National Emergency Management Association’s...

    Jan 06, 2014 | Rachel Schulman

  • Preparedness Planning, Outcomes, and Measurement (PPOM) Workgroup December Report

    Chairs: Steve Huleatt & Steve Englender; Staff: Resham Patel The PPOM held its monthly call on Dec. 10. The group discussed Public...

    Jan 06, 2014 | Resham Patel

  • Survive and Thrive Prepares New and Aspiring Leaders in Local Public Health

    NACCHO’s Survive and Thrive is a 12-month program that prepares new and aspiring local health officials with the skills needed...

    Dec 23, 2013 | Kim Grimmick

  • Nurse Triage Line Project Site Visit to United Health Group & Poison Control Center...

    On December 12 and 13, NACCHO participated in a CDC-led site visit for the Nurse Triage Line Project (NTL) partners to visit the...

    Dec 17, 2013 | Sara Rubin

  • Public Health Law November Report

    The Public Health Law Workgroup did not meet in November, but workgroup member Thomas Merrill (New York City Department of Health and...

    Dec 13, 2013 | Andy Roszak

  • Project Public Health Ready (PPHR) November Update

    During the month of November, PPHR applicants responded to reviewer requests for additional evidence for certain PPHR criteria...

    Dec 04, 2013 | Rachel Schulman

  • Incident Management Workgroup November Report

    The Incident Management Workgroup postponed its November call until Dec. 9 to avoid conflicts with the Thanksgiving holiday. Work is...

    Dec 04, 2013 | Rachel Schulman

  • Strategic National Stockpile November Report

    NACCHO is currently organizing a point-of-dispensing (POD) demonstration via lunch at the 2014 Preparedness Summit. The overall aim of...

    Dec 02, 2013 | Lisa Brown

  • Public Health Law December Report

    The Public Health Law Workgroup learned about the development and potential impacts of the Model Aquatic Health Code, which is in the final stages of development at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). During the November workgroup meeting, Michael Beach of the CDC joined to describe the code and the major benefits it […]

    Jan 08, 2014 | Andy Roszak

    Incident Management Workgroup December Report

    The Incident Management Workgroup held its monthly call on Dec. 9. The National Emergency Management Association’s (NEMA’s) Executive Director joined the call to discuss the organization’s work in public health preparedness and response. NEMA also highlighted potential opportunities for collaboration with NACCHO, such as work on Emergency Management Assistance Compact...

    Jan 06, 2014 | Rachel Schulman

    Preparedness Planning, Outcomes, and Measurement (PPOM) Workgroup December Report

    Chairs: Steve Huleatt & Steve Englender; Staff: Resham Patel The PPOM held its monthly call on Dec. 10. The group discussed Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) Capability 1: Community Preparedness. The discussion focused on specific priorities and areas of concerns for LHDs, including jurisdiction risk assessments, vulnerable populations, and community engagement. NACCHO staff updated...

    Jan 06, 2014 | Resham Patel

    Survive and Thrive Prepares New and Aspiring Leaders in Local Public Health

    NACCHO’s Survive and Thrive is a 12-month program that prepares new and aspiring local health officials with the skills needed to succeed as leaders. This year, NACCHO hosted a week long closing workshop for the program “graduates” that gave participants an opportunity to come to Washington, DC for in-person trainings in subjects such as strategic […]

    Dec 23, 2013 | Kim Grimmick

    Nurse Triage Line Project Site Visit to United Health Group & Poison Control Center in Minneapolis

    On December 12 and 13, NACCHO participated in a CDC-led site visit for the Nurse Triage Line Project (NTL) partners to visit the Hennepin Poison Control Center and several facilities on the United Health Group’s Minneapolis campus. Staff Andrew Roszak and Sara Rubin, along with NACCHO member Robert Einweck (member of the Medical Countermeasures Workgroup and […]

    Dec 17, 2013 | Sara Rubin

    Public Health Law November Report

    The Public Health Law Workgroup did not meet in November, but workgroup member Thomas Merrill (New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene) and NACCHO staffer Andy Roszak were nominated to positions on the Legal Organizations Consortium’s Public Health Law Surveillance and Research Committee. The Committee develops guidelines for selecting laws and policies for […]

    Dec 13, 2013 | Andy Roszak

    Project Public Health Ready (PPHR) November Update

    During the month of November, PPHR applicants responded to reviewer requests for additional evidence for certain PPHR criteria elements. Reviewers then reassessed their scores for these elements based on the new materials provided, with NACCHO staff providing technical assistance. Reviewers will reconcile their adjusted scores with those of their teammates during conference calls with NACCHO...

    Dec 04, 2013 | Rachel Schulman

    Incident Management Workgroup November Report

    The Incident Management Workgroup postponed its November call until Dec. 9 to avoid conflicts with the Thanksgiving holiday. Work is ongoing with various projects, including the public health strike teams concept and the public health resource guide. Workgroup members received notification that their abstract for a 90-minute learning session was accepted for the 2014 Preparedness […]

    Dec 04, 2013 | Rachel Schulman

    Strategic National Stockpile November Report

    NACCHO is currently organizing a point-of-dispensing (POD) demonstration via lunch at the 2014 Preparedness Summit. The overall aim of the demonstration is to show innovative practices and provide resources for specific stages in the POD process to help local health departments in their medical countermeasure planning and implementation efforts. An important process of developing this […]

    Dec 02, 2013 | Lisa Brown

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