Preparedness Brief

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

Preparing the Florida Public Health Workforce for Legal Challenges

The term “public health preparedness” is often thought of in the context of ensuring preparations are adequate to deal...

Jun 20, 2014 | Guest Author

All-Hazards Preparedness in Responding to the California Wildfires

Southern California continues to recover from over a dozen wildfires across San Diego County occurring in mid-May. The...

Jun 17, 2014 | Admin

White House Releases Report on Climate Change Health Impacts

Coming on the heels of the release of the Third National Climate Assessment (NCA) and the June 2 Environmental...

Jun 10, 2014 | Erin Roberts

CDC Quarterly Partners Meeting

The CDC convened its second quarterly partner meeting for fiscal year 2014 on May 22 in Washington, DC. Some of the...

Jun 04, 2014 | Scott Fisher

Mission Ready Packages Advisory Group Meeting

The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) convened its Mission Ready Packages Advisory Group...

Jun 03, 2014 | Scott Fisher

EPA Releases Clean Power Plan Proposal to Regulate Carbon Emissions from Power Plants

On June 2, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the Clean Power Plan, a proposal to reduce carbon...

Jun 02, 2014 | Frances Bevington

Hurricane Preparedness: An Opportunity for Local Health Departments to Assess Capacity and Plan for Season

May 25-May 31, 2014 is National Hurricane Preparedness Week, a national awareness campaign supported by NOAA, DHS,...

May 29, 2014 | Rachel Schulman

NACCHO Survey Discovers Violations in Public Water Facilities

NACCHO, in conjunction with Axiall Corporation, completed a survey of recreational water facility inspection protocols,...

May 28, 2014 | Sarah Gardner

Insurance Company Sues Illinois Cities over Climate Change Damages

Mounting evidence, including the recent findings of the 2014 National Climate Assessment, show that the impacts of...

May 21, 2014 | Erin Roberts

Preparedness Policy Advisory Group May Report

The Preparedness Policy Advisory Group held its monthly call on May 14. The workgroup welcomed the following new...

May 20, 2014 | Nicole Dunifon

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...

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  • 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

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  • 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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