Preparedness Brief

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

Recent Posts

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

Funding Opportunity: Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Surveillance

The Council for State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) funding opportunity for Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS)...

Dec 02, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Request for Applications: Overdose Prevention and Response Mentorship Program

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) is pleased to announce a funding opportunity to...

Nov 27, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

FEMA Seeks Comments on “Comprehensive Preparedness Guide”

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is seeking to update the Comprehensive Preparedness Guide 101:...

Nov 27, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

CDC Seeking Health Department Resources on E-Cigarette and Vaping Use

CDC is seeking out resources developed by state and local health departments to educate communities (i.e., young adults...

Nov 26, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

EPA Launches SmokeSense Data Visualization Tool

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a new online tool called the Smoke Sense Data Visualization...

Nov 21, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

The Exchange (Nov. 2019): Preparing for and Responding to Chemical Incidents

The most recent issue of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) TRACIE’s The...

Nov 19, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

42nd Annual Report on the Health of the Nation

The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) at the CDC released its 42nd annual report on trends in the health of...

Nov 19, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Online Course: Wildfire Smoke and Your Patients’ Health

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) partnered with the CDC to develop a new online course, Wildfire Smoke...

Nov 19, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Updated Policy Statement: Local Health Department Preparedness

Policy statements inform and support NACCHO’s national advocacy for local health department and programmatic...

Nov 19, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Call for Comments: Community-Based Response to Drug Overdoses (CReDO)

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has sent a New Project Initiation Request to the NFPA...

Oct 29, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

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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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