Report Highlights Lessons Learned and Promising Practices for Meeting Needs of...

As communities prepare for the start of hurricane season coupled with ongoing response to COVID-19, a newly re-released report by...

Jun 16, 2020 | Beth Hess

  • Tools & Resources, Communications & Public Relations, Infectious Disease, Leadership

    Leaders Guide to Risk Communication in the Face of Coronavirus and Other Emerging...

    Emerging public health threats, such as Coronavirus (COVID-19) or other infectious disease outbreaks, creates many psychological...

    Apr 21, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Tools & Resources, Health Equity & Social Justice, Infectious Disease

    Federal Resource Toolkit for State and Local Agencies Serving Vulnerable Populations...

    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, developed a toolkit...

    Apr 21, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Tools & Resources, Infectious Disease

    COVID-19 Resources for Local Health Departments (March 23-27)

    March 23, 2020 CDC Updates: Keeping Children Healthy While Schools are Closed HHS Updates: New Guidelines on Priority Testing (See...

    Mar 31, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Awards & Recognition, Press Release, Medical Reserve Corps

    The National Association of County and City Health Officials Announces Over $1...

    The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), the voice of the country’s nearly 3,000 local health...

    Feb 11, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

  • Behavioral Health, Emergency Response, Opportunity

    SAMHSA Announces Disaster Response Grant Programs

    SAMHSA is accepting applications for two separate Disaster Response Grant Programs – School-Based Services and Services for Adults....

    Jan 15, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Tools & Resources, COVID-19, Emergency Response, Health & Disability

    Report Highlights Lessons Learned and Promising Practices for Meeting Needs of At-Risk Populations During Disaster Response

    As communities prepare for the start of hurricane season coupled with ongoing response to COVID-19, a newly re-released report by NACCHO in collaboration with Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) offers lessons learned and promising practices to meet the needs of at-risk populations before, during, and after disaster response.

    Jun 16, 2020 | Beth Hess

    Tools & Resources, Communications & Public Relations, Infectious Disease, Leadership

    Leaders Guide to Risk Communication in the Face of Coronavirus and Other Emerging Public Health Threats

    Emerging public health threats, such as Coronavirus (COVID-19) or other infectious disease outbreaks, creates many psychological stressors. Some are known and understood, allowing for preparation and training. As these events evolve, novel mechanisms of injury and harm increase fear and uncertainty and can significantly diminish community wellbeing. Community members can be best prepared through...

    Apr 21, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

    Tools & Resources, Health Equity & Social Justice, Infectious Disease

    Federal Resource Toolkit for State and Local Agencies Serving Vulnerable Populations During the COVID-19 Emergency

    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, developed a toolkit of federal resources that state and local agencies can use to support services to vulnerable populations during the COVID-19 pandemic. Toolkit resources cover: Volunteer Information Resources for Older Adults, People with Disabilities Domestic Violence and...

    Apr 21, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

    Tools & Resources, Infectious Disease

    COVID-19 Resources for Local Health Departments (March 23-27)

    March 23, 2020 CDC Updates: Keeping Children Healthy While Schools are Closed HHS Updates: New Guidelines on Priority Testing (See attachment) DHS Update: Joint Statement on US-Canada Joint Initiative: Temporary Restriction of Travelers Crossing the US-Canada Land Border for Non-Essential Purposes Fact Sheet: DHS Measures on the Border to Limit the Further Spread of Coronavirus […]

    Mar 31, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

    Awards & Recognition, Press Release, Medical Reserve Corps

    The National Association of County and City Health Officials Announces Over $1 Million in Medical Reserve Corps Operational Readiness Awards

    The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), the voice of the country’s nearly 3,000 local health departments is pleased to announce the 2019 Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Operational Readiness Awards (ORA).

    Feb 11, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

    Behavioral Health, Emergency Response, Opportunity

    SAMHSA Announces Disaster Response Grant Programs

    SAMHSA is accepting applications for two separate Disaster Response Grant Programs – School-Based Services and Services for Adults. The purpose of each grant program is to provide mental and substance use disorder treatment, crisis counseling, and other related supports to children in school-based settings and adults impacted by Hurricanes Florence and Michael; Typhoon Mangkhut; Super […]

    Jan 15, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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