Preparedness Brief

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

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COVID-19 News and Resources (Updated Weekly)

To support the role of local health departments (LHDs) in the COVID-19 response, NACCHO is compiling guidance/news,...

Mar 31, 2020
By Kim Rodgers

The Exchange (Issue 10): Preparing for and Responding to Wildfires and Planned Outages

While the world of public health focuses on monitoring and responding to the evolving COVID-19 situation amid the...

Mar 11, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Emergency Response
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Webinar Recording: Developing a Healthcare Coalition Pediatric Surge Annex

On February 26, ASPR TRACIE hosted Developing a Healthcare Coalition Pediatric Surge Annex. This webinar featured...

Mar 11, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Communications & Public Relations
  • Emergency Response

Webinar Recording: Communication Partnerships for Public Health Emergencies

In an emergency, how do you share potentially life-saving information with those people who are hardest to reach? The...

Feb 19, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Webinar

FEMA Webinars to Highlight Updates to HSEEP Doctrine

FEMA has released an updated 2020 Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) Doctrine. To see...

Feb 18, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • 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

  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response
  • Hazards & Health Effects
  • Training

Updated Community Emergency Response Team Basic Training

The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program educates volunteers about disaster preparedness for the hazards...

Feb 18, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Emergency Response
  • Research & Reports

2020 Ready or Not Report: Protecting the Public’s Health

Ready or Not: Protecting the Public’s Health from Diseases, Disasters and Bioterrorism is an annual report measuring...

Feb 18, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response

Now Available: Federal School Safety Clearinghouse

The Federal School Safety Clearinghouse, SchoolSafety.gov, is a one-stop-shop of resources for Kindergarten through...

Feb 13, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • Press Release
  • Awards & Recognition
  • Medical Reserve Corps

The National Association of County and City Health Officials Announces Over $1 Million in Medical Reserve Corps Operational Readiness Awards

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), the voice of the country’s nearly 3,000 local...

Feb 11, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

  • Tools & Resources
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

New CLOUD Library Offers Curated Opioid Use Resources

State policymakers and other decision makers often struggle to make sense of an overwhelming amount of data about...

Jan 22, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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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

  • 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

  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease

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

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