Preparedness Brief

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

  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response
  • Epidemiology
  • Global Health

COVID-19 Resources for Local Health Departments (April 6-10)

This blog highlights COVID-19 guidance/news, tools and resources, and training opportunities that NACCHO compiled...

Apr 29, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease

COVID-19 Resources for Local Health Departments (March 23-27)

March 23, 2020 CDC Updates: Keeping Children Healthy While Schools are Closed HHS Updates: New Guidelines on Priority...

Mar 31, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Community Health Assessment and Improvement Planning
  • Medical Countermeasures

NACCHO/ASPR Announce 2019 National Health Security Award Winners

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and the Office of the Assistant Secretary for...

Jul 31, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Call for Manuscripts: Access to Care During Disasters for America’s Underserved Communities

The Journal of Primary Care & Community Health is seeking manuscript submissions for an upcoming Special Collection...

Jan 24, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Rural and Frontier Healthcare Coalitions: A Preparedness and Response Snapshot

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) recently released the Rural and Frontier...

Oct 15, 2018

CMS Announces First Rural Health Strategy

On May 8, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the agency’s first Rural Health Strategy...

May 09, 2018 | Katie Dwyer

Rural Public Health Preparedness Collaborative Inaugural Meeting (January 2018)

The Rural Public Health Preparedness Collaborative (the “Collaborative”) held its first meeting on January...

Jan 10, 2018 | Katie Dwyer

Health Department Perspectives Needed for Cybersecurity Committee

The Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR), in...

Dec 19, 2017 | Raymond Puerini

Advance Public Health in Rural Communities

Based on feedback from local health departments, the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)...

Nov 20, 2017

Flu on Call: Increasing Access to Care and Treatment during Pandemic Influenza

Next year, 2018, will mark the 100th anniversary of the 1918 Influenza Pandemic (the so-called “Spanish Flu”),...

Aug 30, 2017 | Erin Roberts

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

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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...

  • 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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