Preparedness Brief

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

New Preparedness Resource: Rural and Tribal Disaster Health

The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR’s) Technical Resources, Assistance Center,...

Jul 26, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

New Preparedness Resource: Planning for the 2017 Solar Eclipse

The Department of Health and Human Services’ Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) recently...

Jul 19, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

June 2017 Preparedness Policy Advisory Group Report

In June, the PPAG welcomed five new members representing local public health in Alabama, Kentucky, New Mexico, Alaska,...

Jul 11, 2017 | Katie Dwyer

Engage with the Medical Reserve Corps at the 2017 Preparedness Summit

By Brennan J. Leddy, M.A.Ed, Communications Specialist, Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Program, Assistant Secretary for...

Apr 17, 2017 | Guest Author

When Spring Showers Bring Floods instead of Flowers: Lowering Flooding Risks for Private Well Users

By Cliff Treyens, Director of General Public Outreach, National Ground Water Association National Groundwater Awareness...

Mar 20, 2017 | Guest Author

A Tale of Two Floods: Strengthening Local Public Health System Response in Linn County, Iowa

By Julie Stephens, BA, Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Recovery Specialist, Linn County Public Health Department...

Jan 19, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

National Preparedness Month 2016: A Look Back

By Madison Ferraro, NACCHO Senior Program Assistant Each September, as part of National Preparedness Month,...

Nov 21, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

Summit Podcast Series: Lessons Learned from the Attempted Times Square Bombing

In the second year of the Preparedness Summit Podcast series, take a deeper dive into the subject of preparedness with...

May 13, 2016 | Mary Hodges

How Local Health Departments Utilize PHEP Funding When Preparing For and Responding to a Public Health Emergency

Since 2002, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) grant has...

Jun 24, 2015 | Nicole Dunifon

Preparing Communities for Summer Weather Threats

With the sunshine and warm weather that summertime brings, comes severe heat and storms. Many communities in the...

Jun 18, 2015 | Stella Bartholet

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...

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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

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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