Preparedness Brief

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

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  • Emergency Response

NACCHO and ASTHO Embark on ‘Informing the Evolution’ of the Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) Program

This year, the CDC has tasked the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and Association of...

Mar 10, 2021 | Laura Phonharath

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  • COVID-19
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Fostering Health Equity

As the Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) network gears up to offer vaccination point of dispensing (POD) sites throughout the...

Feb 17, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Medical Reserve Corps

COVID-19 Response Mission Sets

Throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic, Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) units have been adapting and supporting an unprecedented...

Jan 21, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Community Engagement
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Combating Social Isolation

Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) units are helping to combat social isolation virtually through call programs.

Dec 16, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Preparing for Mass Vaccination Whatever the Weather

While the timing of COVID-19 vaccine availability is still unknown, Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) units and health...

Nov 19, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Apply for NACCHO's 2021 Medical Reserve Corps Operational Readiness Awards

Application deadline December 7, 2020.

Oct 28, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Fostering Volunteer Resiliency

Weekly since March the Southwest Virginia Medical Reserve Corps Resiliency Team has sent unit volunteers a mental...

Oct 28, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • Medical Reserve Corps
  • Opportunity

NACCHO Accepting Applications for MRC COVID-19 Operational Readiness Awards

Applications are open through September 22 at 8:00 pm ET for the MRC COVID-19 Operational Readiness Awards.

Sep 09, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Engagement

Get Ready for Preparedness Month 2020!

National Preparedness Month is also an opportunity for local health departments and Medical Reserve Corps units to...

Aug 14, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Combating COVID-19 on Election Day

When Virginians headed to the polls on June 23 they were met by 662 Infection Prevention Ambassadors, Medical Reserve...

Jul 16, 2020 | Beth Hess

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...

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  • 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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