Preparedness Brief

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

In-Person Workshop and Live Webcast: Strategies for Promoting the Safe Use and Appropriate Prescribing of Prescription Opioids

The Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy is hosting a public workshop titled, “Strategies for Promoting the...

Jan 29, 2018 | Katie Dwyer

Call for ‘Second Wednesday Webinar’ Presenters

The CDC’s Division of State and Local Readiness (DSLR) seeks local and state health department staff to serve as 2018...

Oct 06, 2017 | Raymond Puerini

Statement on Las Vegas Shooting

Our hearts go out to everyone touched by last night’s massacre at the Route 91 Harvest Festival on the Las Vegas strip....

Oct 02, 2017 | Andrea Grenadier

National Preparedness Month Spotlight: Vulnerable Populations

As local health departments (LHDs) take part in National Preparedness Month activities with their communities, it’s...

Sep 26, 2017

Ohio State University Incident: Preparedness Resources for Addressing Active Shooter Events

Based on the recent reports from several media outlets, a knife attack occurred yesterday morning on the Ohio State...

Nov 29, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

Critical Infrastructure Partnership Advisory Council Plenary Session

The Critical Infrastructure Partnership Advisory Council (CIPAC) met on Tuesday, October 18. The CIPAC plenary brought...

Oct 18, 2016 | Katie Dwyer

Preparing for Hurricane Matthew: Tools and Resources

While Hurricane Matthew has yet to make landfall in the southeastern United States, its strong winds and heavy rains...

Oct 07, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

New NACCHO Radiation Resources for Local Health Departments

Radiation preparedness is no longer just a necessity for jurisdictions neighboring nuclear facilities. In fact, there...

Jul 19, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

Inside a Secret Government Warehouse Prepped for Health Catastrophes

NPR’s Morning Edition recently reported about a secret government warehouse, critical for responding and restoring...

Jul 13, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

New Emergency Use Instructions Available for Doxycycline and Ciprofloxacin

In April 2016, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new Emergency Use Instructions (EUIs) for...

Jul 06, 2016 | Raymond Puerini

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...

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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

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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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