Preparedness Brief

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

Recent Posts

Real Stories of Emergency Preparedness in Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs

This year the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Office of Public Health Preparedness and...

Sep 19, 2013 | Frances Bevington

Emergency Responder Health Monitoring and Surveillance Online Training Available

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has launched the course, “Emergency Responder Health Monitoring...

Sep 19, 2013 | Admin

Emergency Responder Health Monitoring and Surveillance System Online Training Available

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has introduced the course “Emergency Responder Health Monitoring and...

Sep 19, 2013 | Admin

Connecticut Declares “Public Health Ready Day” in Honor of Earning Statewide PPHR Recognition

The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) announced that each of Connecticut’s five Emergency Planning and...

Sep 18, 2013 | Frances Bevington

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 | Admin

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 | Admin

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

Partner Articles

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...

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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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