Preparedness Brief

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

Live Well 600
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Resilience

New Public Health Workforce Resilience Resource Library

A new resource library offers tools and trainings to help public health workers build resilience.

Aug 19, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Extreme Weather

CDC Resources to Combat Extreme Heat

With the Pacific Northwest, Southwest, and New England experiencing extreme heat events, CDC resources can support you...

Jul 07, 2021 | Guest Author

  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources

Spanish-Language Materials: Coping with Stress and Compassion Fatigue

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Disaster Technical Assistance Center (DTAC) has...

Jul 06, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response
  • Extreme Weather

New, Illustrated Advice on Sheltering-in-Place Available

FEMA has released new pictograms to learn where to go, what to do, and how long you should shelter-in-place for 10...

Jul 06, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Engagement

Opportunity for LHDs to Partner with Barbers and Salons on "Shots at the Shop" National COVID Initiative

A part of the Biden Administration’s National Month of Action, the “Shots at the Shop” initiative provides $1,000 to...

Jun 17, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • Tools & Resources

Call for Registration Forms and Other Data Collection Tools

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Radiation Studies Section is looking to sample registration and other...

Jun 11, 2021 | Shanlynn Bias

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response

Encouraging Pet Preparedness

Since more than half of U.S. households own at least one pet, local health departments can expect that animals will be...

Jun 08, 2021 | Beth Hess

Rural America
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Rural Health

Rural COVID-19 Vaccine Resource Library

New resource library includes curated tools to assist rural stakeholders with immediate, easy to distribute, and...

Jun 03, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Rural Health

Toolkit to Increase Vaccine Confidence in Rural Areas

This toolkit features newly developed and culturally tailored materials, including fact sheets and an infographic, from...

May 14, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response

Effective Assessments of Disaster Shelters During COVID-19: CDC Guidance and Resources for Local Health Departments

National Hurricane Preparedness Week (May 9 – 15, 2021).

May 11, 2021 | Guest Author, Emily D'Angelo

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...

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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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