Preparedness Brief

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

NACCHO Resource Portfolio: CDC Public Health Preparedness Capabilities

As local health departments (LHDs) strive to achieve and enhance community preparedness, response, and recovery...

Dec 13, 2016 | Tahlia Gousse

Community Planning Framework Available to Help with Medical Surge Planning

Medical surge – defined by the CDC as “the ability of a healthcare system to provide adequate medical care during...

Apr 07, 2016 | Stephen Maheux

Measuring Mass Fatality Preparedness – How Does Public Health Stand Up?

Many of the catastrophic hazards that LHDs plan for have serious potential to become mass fatality events. Even in the...

Jan 13, 2016 | Rachel Schulman

The Role of Public Health in Terrorism and Active Shooter Preparedness and Response

In light of the recent events in Paris and San Bernardino, CA, active shooter and terrorism situations have dominated...

Jan 06, 2016 | Mary Hodges

New Anthrax Clinical Guidance Released

On Friday, December 4, 2015, CDC released the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) with new clinical guidance...

Dec 07, 2015 | Raymond Puerini

The Role of Local Public Health in Healthcare Critical Infrastructure Protection

Continuity of healthcare and public health services are critical to response and recovery following a disaster or...

Oct 21, 2015 | Mary Hodges

“Regional Disaster Response Coordination to Support Health Outcomes”: Summary of a Workshop Series from the Institute of Medicine

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) has released “Regional Disaster Response Coordination to Support Health Outcomes:...

Sep 16, 2015 | Admin

Making the Case for Surge Planning: Using Healthcare Coalitions as a Framework

By Geoffrey Mwaungulu, JD, MPH, Program Analyst, NACCHO and Stacy Stanford, MSPH, Senior Program Analyst, NACCHO During...

Jul 29, 2015 | Geoffrey Mwaungulu, Jr.

How Local Health Departments Utilize PHEP Funding When Preparing For and Responding to a Public Health Emergency

Since 2002, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) grant has...

Jun 24, 2015 | Nicole Dunifon

Surge Management Workgroup May Report

The Surge Management Workgroup held its monthly call on May 26. During this conference call members discussed potential...

Jun 02, 2015 | Geoffrey Mwaungulu, Jr.

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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

  • 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

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