Preparedness Brief

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

Climate Change and Human Health: Impacts, Vulnerability, and Public Health

Human health is directly affected by natural disasters such as hurricanes, earthquakes, flooding, and heat; it is also...

Oct 07, 2014 | Chris Mills

Accessible Video Resource for POD Settings: Q and A with the Northeast Texas Health District

The Northeast Texas Public Health District (NTPHD) has experienced its share of disasters. After Hurricane Katrina,...

Sep 26, 2014 | Guest Author

Improving Preparedness for Community-Dwelling Older Adult Populations

For some community-dwelling older adults, attempting to prepare for an emergency or disaster can come with barriers....

Sep 16, 2014 | Nicole Dunifon

NACCHO’s Health and Disability Program Supports Local Health Department Inclusion Efforts

People with disabilities are disproportionately affected by obstacles to their health when compared to the general...

Sep 09, 2014 | Katie Regan

Ebola in West Africa and the Importance of Local Health Departments to Global Health Security

The current Ebola outbreak in West Africa is receiving intense national and international media attention. This is the...

Aug 12, 2014 | Guest Author

Public Health Law Workgroup July Update

This month, members of the Public Health Law Workgroup and NACCHO staff members worked with CDC and ChangeLab Solutions...

Jul 30, 2014 | Guest Author

Public Health Law Workgroup June Report

This month the Public Health Law Workgroup met with Dorit Reiss from the University of California Hastings College of...

Jul 01, 2014 | Guest Author

Dengue: Will there be another mosquito-borne virus establishing itself in the continental United States?

Dengue (pronounced “den-gee” – with a hard “g”) virus was first identified in the 1950’s in Africa and Asia. It is now...

Jun 25, 2014 | Guest Author

New Emergency Preparedness Training Program Released for People with Access and Functional Needs

It is well known that people with disabilities and other functional/access needs are less likely to be included in...

Jun 23, 2014 | Guest Author

Public Health Law Workgroup May Update

This month, the Public Health Law Workgroup met with Meryl Chertoff of the Aspen Institute to learn more about the...

May 29, 2014 | Guest Author

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...

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...

2020 04 27 15 21 31 COVID 19 Alternate Care Site Resources ASPR TRACIE
  • 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...

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