Preparedness Brief

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

2019 Prep Summit: Radiation-Focused Sessions and Activities

Attend Radiation Forum Sessions to Increase Radiation Preparedness Knowledge The 2019 Preparedness Summit is just weeks...

Mar 04, 2019 | Raymond Puerini

Success Stories in Radiation Emergency Preparedness

CDC has worked with many state and local public health and emergency management jurisdictions over the past decade and...

Feb 28, 2019 | Raymond Puerini

NACCHO and the Radiation Injury Treatment Network (RITN) Release Radiation Preparedness Gap Analysis Report

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) partnered with Radiation Injury Treatment Network...

Dec 14, 2018

NACCHO Requests Information on Future State or Regional Preparedness Meetings and Conferences

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), in coordination with the Centers for Disease...

Oct 24, 2018

New Radiation Resources Released

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), in collaboration with the Centers for Disease...

Sep 28, 2018

2018 Preparedness Summit Late-breaking Session—“What You Don’t Know about Radiation Risk: The Current State of Radiation Readiness”

Late-breaking sessions were designed to cover important, emerging topics at the forefront of the public health...

Jun 11, 2018

Radiation Toolkit: Resources to Help You Prepare for a Radiation Emergency

State and local health departments have a responsibility to protect the health and safety of the populations they serve...

Jun 05, 2018

NACCHO Will Host a Twitter Chat on Radiation Readiness June 5, from 2-3 p.m., ET

Radiation topics make headlines in the national media on a regular basis, yet radiation is not always a topic that is...

May 29, 2018

Communicating Radiation Risk Using the Radiation Hazard Scale

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released the Radiation Hazard Scale to help state and...

May 07, 2018

Radiation-focused Sessions at the 2018 Preparedness Summit

The 2018 Preparedness Summit is just days away! The summit will take place April 17-20 at the Hyatt Regency in Atlanta,...

May 07, 2018

Partner Articles

2 Year COVIN graphic
  • 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...

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...

  • 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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