A Year in Review: The Best of NACCHO Preparedness

From the onset of Zika virus disease to international acts of violence related to terrorism, to the worst global migrant crisis since...

Jan 03, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • Project Public Health Ready October Report

    During the month of October, NACCHO staff held the Annual Project Public Health Ready (PPHR) Review Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana...

    Nov 02, 2016 | Madison Ferraro

  • Announcing the 2016-2017 National Health Security Awards Program

    The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and...

    Oct 21, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • Project Public Health Ready (PPHR) September Report

    September launched the review process for the Fall 2016 cycle of Project Public Health Ready (PPHR) applications. In coordination with...

    Oct 14, 2016 | Madison Ferraro

  • NACCHO and ASPR Announce the 2015 National Health Security Award Program

    NACCHO and the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) announced a new award program recognizing the...

    Jul 09, 2015 | Stephen Maheux

  • Project Public Health Ready: A Tool for Improving Statewide Preparedness

    A hurricane is fast approaching your region. How will evacuation and sheltering procedures work when your neighbors are all affected,...

    Jan 22, 2015 | Rachel Schulman

  • Medical Countermeasures (MCM) Workgroup November Report

    On November 10, the MCM workgroup held its fifth monthly call of the project year. On the call, a representative from the Centers for...

    Nov 26, 2014 | Raymond Puerini

  • Thirteen Agencies Achieve Project Public Health Ready Recognition

    NACCHO’s Project Public Health Ready (PPHR) recently recognized four agencies from Tennessee and nine agencies from Florida for...

    Jan 23, 2014 | Rachel Schulman

  • Incident Management Workgroup December Report

    The Incident Management Workgroup held its monthly call on Dec. 9. The National Emergency Management Association’s...

    Jan 06, 2014 | Rachel Schulman

  • A Year in Review: The Best of NACCHO Preparedness

    From the onset of Zika virus disease to international acts of violence related to terrorism, to the worst global migrant crisis since World War II, the year 2016 brought a whole new meaning to the importance of public health emergency preparedness. Throughout the last twelve months, NACCHO has worked diligently in collaboration with many of […]

    Jan 03, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

    Project Public Health Ready October Report

    During the month of October, NACCHO staff held the Annual Project Public Health Ready (PPHR) Review Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana from October 18-19. At the meeting, 51 PPHR reviewers came together to finalize their evaluations and requests for additional evidence for the 42 PPHR applications that are currently under review. During the meeting, reviewers […]

    Nov 02, 2016 | Madison Ferraro

    Announcing the 2016-2017 National Health Security Awards Program

    The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) are pleased to announce the second annual National Health Security Awards Program. This national honor recognizes local health departments (LHDs) that have demonstrated significant accomplishments in implementing health security-related initiatives...

    Oct 21, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

    Project Public Health Ready (PPHR) September Report

    September launched the review process for the Fall 2016 cycle of Project Public Health Ready (PPHR) applications. In coordination with NACCHO staff guidance and technical assistance, PPHR review teams scored and commented on their assigned applications. NACCHO staff also spent the month preparing for the PPHR National Review Meeting, scheduled to take place on October 18-19 in […]

    Oct 14, 2016 | Madison Ferraro

    NACCHO and ASPR Announce the 2015 National Health Security Award Program

    NACCHO and the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) announced a new award program recognizing the accomplishments of local health departments (LHDs) related to national health security at the 2015 NACCHO Annual conference in Kansas City, MO. The National Health Security Award will recognize departments that have demonstrated significant accomplishments in...

    Jul 09, 2015 | Stephen Maheux

    Project Public Health Ready: A Tool for Improving Statewide Preparedness

    A hurricane is fast approaching your region. How will evacuation and sheltering procedures work when your neighbors are all affected, too? The local health department reports a suspected case of Ebola. Who at the state level should be notified first? Quick, effective responses to public health emergencies require planning, coordination, and practice among and between […]

    Jan 22, 2015 | Rachel Schulman

    Medical Countermeasures (MCM) Workgroup November Report

    On November 10, the MCM workgroup held its fifth monthly call of the project year. On the call, a representative from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Division of the Strategic National Stockpile spoke about a new mass dispensing training course that is under development. MCM workgroup members were asked to review the […]

    Nov 26, 2014 | Raymond Puerini

    Thirteen Agencies Achieve Project Public Health Ready Recognition

    NACCHO’s Project Public Health Ready (PPHR) recently recognized four agencies from Tennessee and nine agencies from Florida for their ability to plan for, respond to, and recover from public health emergencies. NACCHO extends congratulations to the following agencies for their PPHR recognition: Jackson-Madison County Regional Health Department, TN Sullivan County Regional Health Department,...

    Jan 23, 2014 | Rachel Schulman

    Incident Management Workgroup December Report

    The Incident Management Workgroup held its monthly call on Dec. 9. The National Emergency Management Association’s (NEMA’s) Executive Director joined the call to discuss the organization’s work in public health preparedness and response. NEMA also highlighted potential opportunities for collaboration with NACCHO, such as work on Emergency Management Assistance Compact...

    Jan 06, 2014 | Rachel Schulman

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