Preparedness Brief

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

Protect your Community from Legionella

By Kimberly Sewell, NACCHO Environmental Health intern In 2016, approximately 6,000 cases of Legionnaires’ disease were...

May 09, 2018

Communicating Radiation Risk Using the Radiation Hazard Scale

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released the Radiation Hazard Scale to help state and...

May 07, 2018

Radiation-focused Sessions at the 2018 Preparedness Summit

The 2018 Preparedness Summit is just days away! The summit will take place April 17-20 at the Hyatt Regency in Atlanta,...

May 07, 2018

Apply Now for the Emerging Leaders in Public Health Program (Kresge Foundation)

The Kresge Foundation is partnering with the University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health (UNC)...

Apr 12, 2018

Cybersecurity Notification: SamSam Ransomware Campaign

A recent wave of cyber “ransomware” attacks known as SamSam has impacted healthcare and governmental organizations...

Apr 06, 2018 | Katie Dwyer

Explosives and Mass Shooting Resources from ASPR and DHS

In light of the multiple package detonations over the last several weeks in Austin, Texas, the Healthcare and Public...

Mar 22, 2018 | Katie Dwyer

Register for the 2018 Preparedness Summit to Hear from These Speakers!

Register now for the 2018 Preparedness Summit through April 15 to participate in the first and longest running national...

Mar 14, 2018

ASPR Reaches Out to Listen to Public and Private Stakeholders on Strengthening the Nation’s Health Preparedness

More than 100 participants from more than 45 organizations gathered in person or on the phone on January 10 to lend...

Feb 06, 2018

Emerging Leaders in Public Health Program (Kresge Foundation)

This is an advance announcement for Kresge’s Emerging Leaders in Public Health (ELPH) Initiative. Applications will...

Feb 06, 2018 | Katie Dwyer

Public Health Associate Program (PHAP) Host Site and Associate Applications Now Open

The Public Health Associate Program (PHAP) is accepting host site and associate applications this month. The next PHAP...

Jan 03, 2018

Partner Articles

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

NACCHO Recognizes Second Anniversary of First COVID-19...

NACCHO and leading partners recognize December 14, 2022 as the two-year...

Dec 15, 2022 | Nicholas Holmes

NACCHO Recognizes Second Anniversary of First COVID-19...

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...

NSRN logo
  • 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...

2020 04 27 15 21 31 COVID 19 Alternate Care Site Resources ASPR TRACIE
  • 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

2020 04 27 15 54 18 Public Health COVID 19 Online Community
  • 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...

  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response
  • Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)
  • Water Quality

Emergency Water Supply Planning Guide for Hospitals and...

During water system interruptions, the operation of healthcare facilities is...

Aug 27, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Emergency Water Supply Planning Guide for Hospitals and...

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