Preparedness Brief

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

Prep Summit2021
  • Opportunity

Call for Abstracts: 2021 Preparedness Summit

We Need YOU! Share Your Expertise at the 2021 Preparedness Summit.

Sep 24, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • Training

Recap: 2020 Preparedness Summit

On August 25-27, 2020, more than 1,300 attendees—who work in all levels of government (local, state, and federal),...

Aug 28, 2020 | Beth Hess

  • Emergency Response
  • Opportunity
  • Research & Reports

Call for Participants: Administrative Preparedness Focus Groups at Prep Summit

Calling local health departments of all sizes! Are you attending the 2020 Preparedness Summit in Dallas, TX? If so,...

Feb 18, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Global Health
  • Infectious Disease
  • Research & Reports

Inaugural Global Health Security Index

A new Global Health Security (GHS) Index was recently released—the first comprehensive assessment and benchmarking of...

Oct 24, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Podcast from Washington: 2019 Prep Summit

Several recent episodes of NACCHO’s Podcast from Washington have featured speakers and panelists from the 2019...

May 06, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

EPA Sharing Emergency Response Tools and Case Studies at 2019 Preparedness Summit

This blog post was written by: Dr. Sarah Taft, Division Director (Acting) for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency...

Mar 14, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

2019 Prep Summit: Radiation-Focused Sessions and Activities

Attend Radiation Forum Sessions to Increase Radiation Preparedness Knowledge The 2019 Preparedness Summit is just weeks...

Mar 04, 2019 | Raymond Puerini

2019 Prep Summit: Prepare for Evolving Threats with the New National Health Security Strategy!

Last week, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office of the Assistant Secretary for...

Jan 24, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

The Threat Environment is Evolving; Are You Ready to Evolve With It?

NACCHO recently released the 2018 Preparedness Profile Assessment, which describes the landscape of public health...

Jan 24, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

NACCHO and the Radiation Injury Treatment Network (RITN) Release Radiation Preparedness Gap Analysis Report

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) partnered with Radiation Injury Treatment Network...

Dec 14, 2018 | Michelle

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...

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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...

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