Preparedness Brief

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

The Hazmat Spill in West Virginia: What It Means for Local Public and Environmental Health

A week after Freedom Industries leaked approximately 7,500 gallons of 4-methylcyclohexane methanol (MCHM) from a...

Jan 14, 2014 | Justin Snair

The Local Role in Improving Chemical Facility Safety and Security: January Chemical Safety Listening Sessions

Several hundred thousand facilities in communities throughout the United States use, manufacture, store, transport, or...

Jan 06, 2014 | Justin Snair

The 2013 National Infrastructure Protection Plan and the Local Role In Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) Office of Infrastructure...

Jan 06, 2014 | Justin Snair

NACCHO Responds to “Outbreaks: Protecting Americans from Infectious Disease”

In the middle of the 20th century, vaccines and antibiotics were having spectacular successes in preventing and...

Dec 20, 2013 | Guest Author

Public Health Law November Report

The Public Health Law Workgroup did not meet in November, but workgroup member Thomas Merrill (New York City Department...

Dec 13, 2013 | Andy Roszak

Disaster Response Template Toolkit

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has released a “Disaster Response Template Toolkit.” This...

Dec 06, 2013 | Admin

The Impact of the Affordable Care Act on U.S. Preparedness Resources and Programs: An Institute of Medicine Workshop

Date: Nov. 18-19, 2013 Staff: Jack Herrmann, Laura Hanen, Michelle Zamperetti, Roland Gamache Members: Karen DeSalvo...

Dec 06, 2013 | Jack Herrmann

Partnerships and Volunteers Critical to Resilient Rural Communities

In recognition of National Rural Health Day on Nov. 21, NACCHO interviewed Denise Bingham, RN MSN, Director of Nursing,...

Nov 21, 2013 | Frances Bevington

NACCHO Staff Present Keynote Session at Southeast Michigan Cities Readiness Initiative & Strategic National Stockpile Workshop

NACCHO staff Andrew Roszak and Sarah Yates were invited to speak at the second annual Southeast Michigan Cities...

Nov 21, 2013 | Andy Roszak

Disaster Mental Health Training

Date: Oct. 15—18, 2013 Staff Representative: Jack Herrmann Member Representative: N/A Highlights: Jack Herrmann...

Nov 11, 2013 | Jack Herrmann

Partner Articles

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  • 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...

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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

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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