Preparedness Brief

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

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Medical Reserve Corps

NACCHO Accepting Applications for 2022 Medical Reserve Corps Operational Readiness Awards

Application deadline extended to December 15, 2021.

Nov 01, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • Immunization
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Vaccinating Underserved Communities

Since early May of 2021 the Passaic County Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) has been on the road, administering vaccinations...

Oct 21, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

NACCHO Summer Exchange 2021: COVID-19

The Summer 2021 issue of NACCHO Exchange showcases the ways in which local health departments and other public health...

Sep 23, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Emergency Response
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Rapid Deployment of Northern Virginia MRC Volunteers Supports Evacuees Arriving from Afghanistan

When the call went out last month for Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) volunteers to support American and Afghan evacuees...

Sep 08, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Diversifying Your Volunteer Base and Community Outreach Efforts

This Medical Reserve Corps unit broadened its volunteer base so that the community would see people that looked like...

Aug 19, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • Medical Reserve Corps

Sustaining and Engaging Volunteers

COVID-19 brought an influx of volunteers to many Medical Reserve Corps units. As pandemic-related missions shift in...

Jul 21, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • Medical Reserve Corps

Addressing the Needs of Pets During an Emergency

This Pet Preparedness Month, we are highlighting three veterinary Medical Reserve Corps units who received Operational...

Jun 21, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • Medical Reserve Corps

Opportunity to Provide Input Regarding $100 Million Funding for MRC Program included in American Rescue Plan

Deadline to submit comments is June 21.

May 26, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Meeting COVID-19 Vaccination Needs

This month we highlight two MRC units supporting large-scale vaccination clinics in their communities.

May 19, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Celebrating Medical Reserve Corps Volunteers

In celebration of National Volunteer Month, and this, National Volunteer Week, we are highlighting just a few of the...

Apr 22, 2021 | Beth Hess

Partner Articles

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  • 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...

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