Preparedness Brief

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

  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response
  • Hazards & Health Effects
  • Training

Updated Community Emergency Response Team Basic Training

The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program educates volunteers about disaster preparedness for the hazards...

Feb 18, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Emergency Response
  • Research & Reports

2020 Ready or Not Report: Protecting the Public’s Health

Ready or Not: Protecting the Public’s Health from Diseases, Disasters and Bioterrorism is an annual report measuring...

Feb 18, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Tools & Resources
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

New CLOUD Library Offers Curated Opioid Use Resources

State policymakers and other decision makers often struggle to make sense of an overwhelming amount of data about...

Jan 22, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Influenza

Health Care Coalition Influenza Pandemic Checklist

Developed by the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR), the Health Care Coalition...

Dec 16, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Funding Opportunity: Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Surveillance

The Council for State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) funding opportunity for Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS)...

Dec 02, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • Emergency Response
  • Hazards & Health Effects
  • Policy Statement

Updated Policy Statement: Local Health Department Preparedness

Policy statements inform and support NACCHO’s national advocacy for local health department and programmatic...

Nov 19, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • Global Health
  • Research & Reports

A World at Risk: Annual Report on Global Preparedness for Health Emergencies

For its first report, the Global Preparedness Monitoring Board (GPMB) reviewed recommendations from previous high-level...

Sep 30, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • Health Ethics & Law

Webinar Series: Legal Preparedness for Public Health Emergencies

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Governors Association, and American Bar Association announced...

Sep 19, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • Community Engagement

Article: Engaging with Community- and Faith-Based Organizations in Public Health Emergencies

Dr. Scott Santibanez, Associate Director for Science for CDC’s Division in Preparedness and Emerging Infections,...

Sep 17, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • Podcast

Podcast from Washington Features Shelly Schwedhelm, Executive Director for Emergency Management & Biopreparedness for Nebraska Medicine

In this week’s episode of Podcast from Washington, Eli Briggs and Ian Goldstein discuss breaking news, as the Food and...

Sep 12, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

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...

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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

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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