Preparedness Brief

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

Join Us at the 2018 Preparedness Summit to Attend these Late-Breaking Sessions!

Join us at the 2018 Preparedness Summit to participate in the first and longest running national conference on public...

Apr 06, 2018

New Tool for Epidemiologists and Public Health Professionals following a Radiation Emergency

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released the CRC eTool, a new tool for epidemiologists...

Feb 23, 2018 | Raymond Puerini

New RadResponder Module Monitors Critical Population Data

The Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors, Inc. (CRCPD) has made strides to prevent and/or reduce radiation...

Feb 12, 2018

Be Prepared for Radiation Emergencies

“Failing to plan is planning to fail:” This saying applies to many aspects of preparedness, including radiation...

Nov 30, 2017

NACCHO Releases Report on Local Radiation Preparedness Efforts

NACCHO, in collaboration with the CDC Radiation Studies Branch, developed a report entitled “A Mixed-Methods Approach...

Oct 18, 2017 | Raymond Puerini

EPA Publishes Two Public Communication Tools for Radiation Emergencies

In January 2017, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a revised, 2017 Protective Action Guide (PAG) Manual....

Oct 10, 2017 | Alexandra Harris

CDC’s Community Reception Center (CRC) Toolkit

To support the CDC’s earlier guidance “Population Monitoring in Radiation Emergencies,“ CDC developed the Community...

Oct 06, 2017 | Alexandra Harris

New Tool: Critical Radiation Resources Fact Sheet

NACCHO, in collaboration with the Radiation Workgroup, created the Critical Radiation Resources Fact Sheet. This fact...

Oct 06, 2017 | Alexandra Harris

New NACCHO Report: Population Monitoring Data Management during Radiological Emergencies

Radiological emergencies can vary by size and type and result from transportation accidents, nuclear power plant...

Jul 26, 2017 | Alexandra Harris

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

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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