Preparedness Brief

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

Explore Public Health Law & Preparedness at the 2017 Preparedness Summit

Public health law, whether at the federal, state, or local level, plays a critical role in shaping how local health...

Apr 12, 2017 | Geoffrey Mwaungulu, Jr.

Enhance Your Medical Countermeasure Knowledge at the 2017 Preparedness Summit

Federal guidance and assessment methods for medical countermeasure (MCM) planning have progressively expanded over the...

Mar 31, 2017 | Raymond Puerini

Seeking Volunteers: Radiation CRC Exercise – 2017 Preparedness Summit

NACCHO in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will be coordinating the set-up of a...

Mar 28, 2017 | Raymond Puerini

Seeking Input on Community Reception Center Radiation Exercises

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) with support from NACCHO is seeking health departments who are...

Feb 27, 2017 | Raymond Puerini

New CDC Resource: Radiation Emergencies

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released a new resource to support public health...

Feb 10, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

A Year in Review: The Best of NACCHO Preparedness

From the onset of Zika virus disease to international acts of violence related to terrorism, to the worst global...

Jan 03, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

UPMC Releases Casebook for Ensuring MCM Stewardship in an Emergency

In November 2016, the UPMC Center for Health Security released a new communication casebook, entitled How to Steward...

Dec 13, 2016 | Raymond Puerini

HHS Purchases Additional Medical Countermeasures for Radiological Threats

Earlier this month the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the Assistant Secretary for...

Oct 24, 2016 | Raymond Puerini

New Online Radiation Emergency Training for Poison Control Professionals

In response to requests from Poison center (PC) professionals on additional training when informing the public on...

Oct 14, 2016 | Raymond Puerini

Funding Opportunity: Radiation Response Volunteer Corps Sub-Awards

The Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors (CRCPD) for the Radiation Response Volunteer Corps program is...

Oct 05, 2016 | Raymond Puerini

Partner Articles

2 Year COVIN graphic
  • 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...

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...

  • 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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