Preparedness Brief

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

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Webinar
  • COVID-19
  • Webinar

Webinar: Strategies for Building and Maintaining Relationships with Nursing Homes to Reduce MDROs and COVID-19 Case Burden

Join this webinar on Tuesday, July 20, 300-4:00 pm ET.

Jul 07, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Extreme Weather

CDC Resources to Combat Extreme Heat

With the Pacific Northwest, Southwest, and New England experiencing extreme heat events, CDC resources can support you...

Jul 07, 2021 | Guest Author

  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources

Spanish-Language Materials: Coping with Stress and Compassion Fatigue

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Disaster Technical Assistance Center (DTAC) has...

Jul 06, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response
  • Extreme Weather

New, Illustrated Advice on Sheltering-in-Place Available

FEMA has released new pictograms to learn where to go, what to do, and how long you should shelter-in-place for 10...

Jul 06, 2021 | Beth Hess

  • Opportunity

Become a Member of NACSD and NACIDD

The National Advisory Committee on Individuals with Disabilities and Disasters (NACIDD) and National Advisory Committee...

Jul 02, 2021 | Beth Hess

Threats

Health Security Threat Landscape and the Effects of COVID-19

The United States continues to face diverse and evolving health security threats from a variety of origins such as...

Jul 01, 2021 | Shanlynn Bias

Dawn O’Connell Sworn in as New ASPR

Dawn O’Connell was sworn in June 28 as the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' fourth Assistant Secretary for...

Jun 30, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • Emergency Response

NACCHO Seeks Member Feedback on ‘Informing the Evolution’ of the Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) Program

NACCHO is recruiting members to provide feedback on PHEP. Specifically, NACCHO is seeking to engage local and tribal...

Jun 23, 2021 | Emily Boyle

LSART Web
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Addressing the Needs of Pets During an Emergency

This Pet Preparedness Month, we are highlighting three veterinary Medical Reserve Corps units who received Operational...

Jun 21, 2021 | Beth Hess

Barbershop
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Engagement

Opportunity for LHDs to Partner with Barbers and Salons on "Shots at the Shop" National COVID Initiative

A part of the Biden Administration’s National Month of Action, the “Shots at the Shop” initiative provides $1,000 to...

Jun 17, 2021 | Beth Hess

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...

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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

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  • 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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