All-Hazards Planning for Public Health Emergency Response: An Interview with Melissa...

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

Feb 28, 2014 | Rachel Schulman

  • MRC Units Share How NACCHO’s Challenge Award Will Impact Their Communities

    NACCHO announced on Jan. 16 that 29 Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) units received $20,000 MRC Challenge Awards. The MRC Challenge Award...

    Jan 23, 2014 | Admin

  • NACCHO Funds 29 Innovative Public Health Projects through the Medical Reserve Corps...

    NACCHO, in partnership with the Division of the Civilian Volunteer Medical Reserve Corps, has selected 29 Medical Reserve Corps (MRC)...

    Jan 16, 2014 | Admin

  • 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

  • Disaster Response Template Toolkit

    The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has released a “Disaster Response Template Toolkit.” This toolkit...

    Dec 06, 2013 | Admin

  • Disaster Mental Health Training

    Date: Oct. 15—18, 2013 Staff Representative: Jack Herrmann Member Representative: N/A Highlights: Jack Herrmann conducted a three-day...

    Nov 11, 2013 | Jack Herrmann

  • Grants for Hurricane Sandy Recovery Research to Benefit Hard Hit Communities

    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) awarded more than $8 million in grants to nine grant recipients to support...

    Oct 28, 2013 | Frances Bevington

  • All-Hazards Planning for Public Health Emergency Response: An Interview with Melissa Marquis

    This is the second part of a series of interviews with local health department staff who will present at the 2014 Preparedness Summit. Melissa Marquis RN, MS, Public Health Emergency Response Specialist for the West Hartford/Bloomfield Health District, previews her session, “Building Your Toolkit: All-hazards Preparedness Planning Basics and Beyond.” At the session, Melissa will […]

    Feb 28, 2014 | Rachel Schulman

    MRC Units Share How NACCHO’s Challenge Award Will Impact Their Communities

    NACCHO announced on Jan. 16 that 29 Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) units received $20,000 MRC Challenge Awards. The MRC Challenge Award supports MRC units to develop new projects and programs that can be replicated on a national level. Nearly 200 MRC units from across the United States applied for the award and the top 29 […]

    Jan 23, 2014 | Admin

    NACCHO Funds 29 Innovative Public Health Projects through the Medical Reserve Corps Challenge Award

    NACCHO, in partnership with the Division of the Civilian Volunteer Medical Reserve Corps, has selected 29 Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) units to receive MRC Challenge Awards, totaling nearly $600,000. The MRC Challenge Award supports MRC units to develop new projects and programs that can be replicated on a national level. Nearly 200 MRC units from […]

    Jan 16, 2014 | Admin

    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

    Disaster Response Template Toolkit

    The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has released a “Disaster Response Template Toolkit.” This toolkit features public education materials that local health departments can use in their disaster behavioral health response programs and to reach people affected by a disaster. Including print, web, audio, video, and multimedia materials, the Template Toolkit can be […]

    Dec 06, 2013 | Admin

    Disaster Mental Health Training

    Date: Oct. 15—18, 2013 Staff Representative: Jack Herrmann Member Representative: N/A Highlights: Jack Herrmann conducted a three-day instructor training workshop for ten Marin County (CA) MRC spiritual care volunteers using the “Disaster Behavioral Health: A Critical Response” training curriculum he designed in partnership with the New York State Department of Health and the University of...

    Nov 11, 2013 | Jack Herrmann

    Grants for Hurricane Sandy Recovery Research to Benefit Hard Hit Communities

    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) awarded more than $8 million in grants to nine grant recipients to support research to aid long-term recovery in areas hard hit by Hurricane Sandy. This is the first time HHS has funded research to support long-term recovery efforts needed by local communities. Research will focus […]

    Oct 28, 2013 | Frances Bevington

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