Preparedness Brief

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

DSLR Second Wednesday Webinar – BP4 Technical Assistance Action Plan

DSLR’s June Second Wednesday Webinar will be held from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, June 8. This session will...

Jun 03, 2016 | Raymond Puerini

NACCHO Funds 167 Innovative Community Projects through MRC Challenge Awards

Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) units around the country are in the forefront of creating projects that address public...

Apr 06, 2016 | Mary Hodges

Call for Presenters: CDC Second Wednesday Webinars

The CDC Division of State and Local Readiness (DSLR) is currently looking for state and local health department...

Oct 13, 2015 | Raymond Puerini

Apply for the Roadmap to Ready Mentorship Program

By Madison Ferraro, Senior Program Assistant at NACCHO Roadmap to Ready, the former New Preparedness Coordinators...

Oct 01, 2015 | Mary Hodges

Incorporating At-Risk Populations into Medical Countermeasure Planning

Defining “At-Risk” Populations  When asked to define which population groups are included under the...

Sep 15, 2015 | Raymond Puerini

Hurricane Katrina 10th Anniversary: Lessons Learned for Public Health

This post originally ran on NACCHO’s Healthy People, Healthy Places blog. For more environmental health news and...

Sep 03, 2015 | Mary Hodges

Preparing Communities for Summer Weather Threats

With the sunshine and warm weather that summertime brings, comes severe heat and storms. Many communities in the...

Jun 18, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

2015 Preparedness Summit Begins With Opening Plenary on Emerging Threats

The 2015 Preparedness Summit began on Tuesday, April 14, with an opening plenary by Mike Walker, Senior Consultant at...

Apr 15, 2015 | Mary Hodges

Federal, State, and Local Panelists to Discuss the Operational Readiness Review at the 2015 Preparedness Summit

In the fall of 2014, a sampling of state and local jurisdictions participated as early adopters, completing the Medical...

Apr 07, 2015 | Raymond Puerini

NCIPH Launches Real-Time Assessment Tool to Help Local Health Departments Address CDC Public Health Preparedness Capabilities

The North Carolina Institute for Public Health (NCIPH) has launched a real-time assessment tool to provide local health...

Mar 31, 2015 | Rachel Schulman

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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