Preparedness Brief

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

The Public Health Emergency Preparedness Landscape: Findings from the 2016 Preparedness Profile Assessment

In June 2016, NACCHO conducted the second Preparedness Profile assessment to gather information about preparedness...

Jul 11, 2017 | Katie Dwyer

New CDC Guidelines to Prevent Pandemic Influenza

On April 21, 2017, the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Centers for Disease Control and...

May 08, 2017 | Raymond Puerini

Enhance Your Medical Countermeasure Knowledge at the 2017 Preparedness Summit

Federal guidance and assessment methods for medical countermeasure (MCM) planning have progressively expanded over the...

Mar 31, 2017 | Raymond Puerini

UPMC Releases Casebook for Ensuring MCM Stewardship in an Emergency

In November 2016, the UPMC Center for Health Security released a new communication casebook, entitled How to Steward...

Dec 13, 2016 | Raymond Puerini

Seeking Feedback from Local Health Departments on Prioritizing Critical Infrastructure Personnel for Influenza Response

NACCHO in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is developing resources to help local...

Nov 29, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

Being Prepared to Respond

By Sarah Summers, MPH, NACCHO Senior Program Analyst In commemoration of National Preparedness Month, the Centers for...

Sep 08, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

Capturing Patient and Vaccine Information at Mass Vaccination Clinics – A Catalog of Electronic Technologies

By Tom Fitzgerald, MPH; Pandemic Influenza Vaccine Response Fellow, CDC/NCIRD/ISD For many health departments, data...

Feb 18, 2016 | Mary Hodges

Flu on Call™ Goes Live at Two Local Health Departments

Although there is no pandemic anywhere in the world now, local health departments are always working to improve their...

Jan 12, 2016 | Katie Regan

Using Participatory Disease Surveillance Data through Flu Near You

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

Nov 24, 2015 | Mary Hodges

National Preparedness Month: A Look Back

Each September, as part of National Preparedness Month, preparedness efforts across the country are celebrated and...

Nov 04, 2015 | Mary Hodges

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...

NSRN logo
  • 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...

2020 04 27 15 21 31 COVID 19 Alternate Care Site Resources ASPR TRACIE
  • 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...

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