Preparedness Brief

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

The HHS emPOWER Initiative: Emergency Preparedness Tools Addressing the Needs of Energy Dependent, At-Risk Populations

For the millions who rely on electricity-dependent medical equipment, oxygen tank services, dialysis services, and home...

Sep 21, 2016 | Geoffrey Mwaungulu, Jr.

Partnering with Meals on Wheels for Emergency Response

Meals on Wheels as a Response Partner During public health emergencies there are many individuals with access and...

Aug 08, 2016 | Raymond Puerini

Updated Health and Disability Toolkit in NACCHO’s New Toolbox

Earlier this year, NACCHO launched an updated and expanded Health and Disability Toolkit as a part of its free, online...

Aug 05, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

Accessible, Multi-Language Behavioral Health Videos for Use at Response Sites

NACCHO, in collaboration with the Northeast Texas Public Health District and the City of El Paso Department of Public...

Aug 02, 2016 | Raymond Puerini

NACCHO Launches Updated Health and Disability Toolkit

By Meredith Williams, NACCHO Health and Disability Fellow The NACCHO Health and Disability Team has launched an updated...

Mar 23, 2016 | Guest Author

FCC to Strengthen Emergency Alert System Rules

On Thursday, January 28, 2016, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to adopt proposed rules to strengthen...

Feb 22, 2016 | Mary Hodges

Gaps Remain for Pediatric Medical Countermeasures

During public health emergencies, children are a particularly vulnerable population as they have unique physical,...

Jan 26, 2016 | Raymond Puerini

International Day of Persons with Disabilities: How Local Health Departments Can Promote Inclusion

By Meredith Williams, Health and Disability Fellow, NACCHO On December 3, 2015, the global community commemorated the...

Dec 15, 2015 | Mary Hodges

NACCHO Updates Health and Disability Policy Statement

NACCHO’s Health and Disability Program recently updated its policy statement. NACCHO fellow Erin Linden, MPH student at...

Nov 23, 2015 | Katie Regan

NACCHO Staff to Present at APHA Conference

Staff working on NACCHO’s Health and Disability project will present at the American Public Health...

Oct 23, 2015 | Katie Regan

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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