Preparedness Brief

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

Using Meals on Wheels in MCM Dispensing Planning

Organizations such as Meals on Wheels, PeaPod, Express Scripts, and home healthcare agencies provide food, medical...

Feb 20, 2015 | Raymond Puerini

D.C. Discrimination Complaint Offers Lessons in Inclusion for Emergency Planners

by Dawn Brantley, Regional Inclusive Emergency Planner, Hampton Roads Planning District Commission In September,...

Nov 17, 2014 | Guest Author

Medical Countermeasure Toolkit Undergoing Revisions: Seeking Past Authors and New Submissions

The NACCHO Medical Countermeasure (MCM) Toolkit, formerly known as the Stockbox, is currently undergoing review by the...

Nov 14, 2014 | Guest Author

Health Equity Considerations for Local Health Departments’ Ebola Preparedness Planning: An Interview with Dr. Aletha Maybank

As local health departments across the United States prepare for more domestic cases of Ebola, health equity...

Nov 12, 2014 | Admin

Consideration of the Intersection of Local Public Health Emergency Preparedness Planning and the Affordable Care Act

The 21st century in local public health has presented challenges and opportunities. The early years of this new century...

Nov 06, 2014 | Guest Author

Accessible Video Resource for POD Settings: Q and A with the Northeast Texas Health District

The Northeast Texas Public Health District (NTPHD) has experienced its share of disasters. After Hurricane Katrina,...

Sep 26, 2014 | Guest Author

Improving Preparedness for Community-Dwelling Older Adult Populations

For some community-dwelling older adults, attempting to prepare for an emergency or disaster can come with barriers....

Sep 16, 2014 | Nicole Dunifon

RAND Study Funded to Examine How Local Health Departments Can Leverage Age-Friendly Cities Initiatives to Build Resilience in Senior Populations

Critical gaps remain in addressing the needs of the rapidly growing US population of older adults (age 60+); however,...

Sep 15, 2014 | Laura Biesiadecki

NACCHO’s Health and Disability Program Supports Local Health Department Inclusion Efforts

People with disabilities are disproportionately affected by obstacles to their health when compared to the general...

Sep 09, 2014 | Katie Regan

A Whole Community Approach to Medication Dispensing

Gone are the days when medication dispensing during an emergency or disaster was staffed and managed solely by local...

Sep 04, 2014 | Guest Author

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...

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...

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