Preparedness Brief

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

Recent Posts

New Interactive Portal for Patient Confidentiality Laws

On October 1, the Public Health Management Corporation, a nonprofit public health institute in Philadelphia, released...

Oct 08, 2013 | Frances Bevington

NACCHO Staff Report: NIH Models of Infectious Disease Agent Study (MIDAS) 10th Anniversary Symposium

The National Institute of General Medical Sciences at NIH created an initiative called Modeling of Infectious Disease...

Oct 04, 2013 | Frances Bevington

NACCHO Staff Report: Indiana State Level Exercise Tests Preparedness and Response Capabilities

Andrew Roszak served as a subject matter expert and evaluator at the State of Indiana's State Level Exercise (SLE) at...

Oct 03, 2013 | Andy Roszak

Finney County Health Department Conducts Drive-thru Flu Clinic

Finney County Health Department in Kansas made a fall flu clinic into a preparedness exercise by using a drive-thru...

Oct 03, 2013 | Frances Bevington

NACCHO Staff Mark National Preparedness Month 2013

To mark National Preparedness Month 2013, members of NACCHO’s staff organized and participated in two activities to...

Oct 01, 2013 | Admin

Risks of Cyber Attacks Leave Health of Communities Vulnerable

NACCHO staff authored an article in the Center for Infrastructure Protection Report highlighting the effects of cyber...

Oct 01, 2013 | Admin

NACCHO Staff Report: Florida State University Hosts Legal Preparedness Training

NACCHO and the FSU Center for Innovative Collaboration in Medicine and Law in Tallahassee, Florida have partnered to...

Sep 27, 2013 | Andy Roszak

NACCHO is One of Top Five Information Sources for Local Health Departments on Twitter

Researchers from Brown School of Social Work and Washington University in St. Louis presented findings that provided...

Sep 26, 2013 | Frances Bevington

CDC Launches New Radiation Emergency Preparedness Page

Recently, the CDC released an updated webpage focusing on radiation emergencies. The revised website features action...

Sep 25, 2013 | Andy Roszak

NACCHO Staff Report: Public Health Law & Science Seminar for Judges

To promote comprehensive emergency preparedness, including legal preparedness, NACCHO supported a training seminar with...

Sep 25, 2013 | Andy Roszak

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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