Preparedness Brief

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

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COVID-19 News and Resources (Updated Weekly)

To support the role of local health departments (LHDs) in the COVID-19 response, NACCHO is compiling guidance/news,...

Mar 31, 2020
By 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

Webinar Recording: Highly Pathogenic Infectious Disease Training and Exercise Resources

On March 5, ASPR TRACIE and the National Ebola Training and Education Center (NETEC) hosted a webinar focused on Highly...

Mar 11, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

Healthcare Coalition Burn Surge Annex Template

The 2019-2023 HPP Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) requires Healthcare Coalitions (HCCs) to develop a...

Mar 11, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

The Exchange (Issue 10): Preparing for and Responding to Wildfires and Planned Outages

While the world of public health focuses on monitoring and responding to the evolving COVID-19 situation amid the...

Mar 11, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Emergency Response
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Webinar Recording: Developing a Healthcare Coalition Pediatric Surge Annex

On February 26, ASPR TRACIE hosted Developing a Healthcare Coalition Pediatric Surge Annex. This webinar featured...

Mar 11, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Communications & Public Relations
  • Emergency Response

Webinar Recording: Communication Partnerships for Public Health Emergencies

In an emergency, how do you share potentially life-saving information with those people who are hardest to reach? The...

Feb 19, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Webinar

FEMA Webinars to Highlight Updates to HSEEP Doctrine

FEMA has released an updated 2020 Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) Doctrine. To see...

Feb 18, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Emergency Response
  • Opportunity
  • Research & Reports

Call for Participants: Administrative Preparedness Focus Groups at Prep Summit

Calling local health departments of all sizes! Are you attending the 2020 Preparedness Summit in Dallas, TX? If so,...

Feb 18, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response
  • Hazards & Health Effects
  • Training

Updated Community Emergency Response Team Basic Training

The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program educates volunteers about disaster preparedness for the hazards...

Feb 18, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Emergency Response
  • Research & Reports

2020 Ready or Not Report: Protecting the Public’s Health

Ready or Not: Protecting the Public’s Health from Diseases, Disasters and Bioterrorism is an annual report measuring...

Feb 18, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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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

  • 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

  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease

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

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