Exercise Resources Released for Pandemic Medical Countermeasure Risk Communications

The Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security released an exercise scenario resource that examines risk communication challenges that...

Oct 25, 2017 | Raymond Puerini

  • Call for ‘Second Wednesday Webinar’ Presenters

    The CDC’s Division of State and Local Readiness (DSLR) seeks local and state health department staff to serve as 2018 presenters for...

    Oct 06, 2017 | Raymond Puerini

  • Now Accepting Abstracts: 2018 Preparedness Summit

              NACCHO in coordination with the Preparedness Summit Planning Committee, invites health departments,...

    Sep 12, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • International Ransomware Campaign Impacting Healthcare and Public Health Sector...

    The U.S. government is aware of an international ransomware campaign that may be affecting Healthcare and Public Health Sector assets...

    Jun 28, 2017 | Katie Dwyer

  • 2017 Preparedness Summit: Full Plenary Schedule

    The full plenary schedule is now available for the 2017 Preparedness Summit, scheduled to take place on April 25-28, 2017 in Atlanta....

    Mar 15, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • Managing Disease Outbreaks of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

    Safe, effective, life-saving – the benefits of vaccines for protecting public health are numerous and robust. Yet, in the U.S., there...

    Mar 06, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

  • Blue Ribbon Study Panel Releases Progress Report on Biodefense Indicators

    In October 2015, the Blue Ribbon Study Panel on Biodefense released a bipartisan report. This document details the recommended actions...

    Dec 16, 2016 | Raymond Puerini

  • Exercise Resources Released for Pandemic Medical Countermeasure Risk Communications

    The Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security released an exercise scenario resource that examines risk communication challenges that could occur when medical countermeasures (MCMs) are provided during pandemics. The SPARS Pandemic Scenario book describes an outbreak scenario in the future when a coronavirus spreads throughput the United States and more than 40 countries over a three-year […]

    Oct 25, 2017 | Raymond Puerini

    Call for ‘Second Wednesday Webinar’ Presenters

    The CDC’s Division of State and Local Readiness (DSLR) seeks local and state health department staff to serve as 2018 presenters for the CDC Second Wednesday Webinar series. Ideal presentations will provide a 45-minute overview of a health department’s innovative or promising practices, lessons learned, and/or effective strategies on the below topics. 2018 CDC Second Wednesday Webinar Topic...

    Oct 06, 2017 | Raymond Puerini

    Now Accepting Abstracts: 2018 Preparedness Summit

              NACCHO in coordination with the Preparedness Summit Planning Committee, invites health departments, partner agencies and other emergency preparedness stakeholders to contribute to the advancement of U.S. national health security by submitting an abstract for the 2018 Preparedness Summit (April 17-20, 2018 in Atlanta, GA). Now more than ever, the public health...

    Sep 12, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

    International Ransomware Campaign Impacting Healthcare and Public Health Sector (UPDATED)

    The U.S. government is aware of an international ransomware campaign that may be affecting Healthcare and Public Health Sector assets in addition to other Sectors. The Critical Infrastructure Program within the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) has provided the following information and resources. Please feel free to share this information with your health […]

    Jun 28, 2017 | Katie Dwyer

    2017 Preparedness Summit: Full Plenary Schedule

    The full plenary schedule is now available for the 2017 Preparedness Summit, scheduled to take place on April 25-28, 2017 in Atlanta. This year’s plenaries will feature conversations with leaders and experts from diverse sectors about issues such as biodefense, technological innovation, and the evolving status of water in the context of national health security. […]

    Mar 15, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

    Managing Disease Outbreaks of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

    Safe, effective, life-saving – the benefits of vaccines for protecting public health are numerous and robust. Yet, in the U.S., there continues to be a resurgence of vaccine-preventable diseases, including measles and mumps. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported a record number of measles cases (667) in 2014, followed by a large, […]

    Mar 06, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

    Blue Ribbon Study Panel Releases Progress Report on Biodefense Indicators

    In October 2015, the Blue Ribbon Study Panel on Biodefense released a bipartisan report. This document details the recommended actions needed at the federal and national levels to address gaps and shortfalls in biodefense, which continue to leave the nation vulnerable to catastrophic loss of life, social unrest, and loss in faith in government. These findings were […]

    Dec 16, 2016 | Raymond Puerini

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