Preparedness Brief

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

Emergency Responder Health Monitoring and Surveillance System Online Training Available

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has introduced the course “Emergency Responder Health Monitoring and...

Sep 19, 2013 | Admin

Connecticut Declares “Public Health Ready Day” in Honor of Earning Statewide PPHR Recognition

The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) announced that each of Connecticut’s five Emergency Planning and...

Sep 18, 2013 | Frances Bevington

Medical Reserve Corps Units Help Their Communities Get Ready during National Preparedness Month

Today is Get Ready Day, which reminds Americans to prepare themselves, their families, and their communities for all...

Sep 17, 2013 | Admin

NACCHO Staff Report: 25th Annual EMS World Expo

This week, members from NACCHO are attending the 25th annual EMS World Expo, North America's largest EMS event. As EMS...

Sep 13, 2013 | Andy Roszak

CDC Looks at Preparedness from a Historical Perspective

During National Preparedness Month, CDC’s Public Health Matters blog will be covering the history of preparedness...

Sep 12, 2013 | Frances Bevington

Investing in Public Health Preparedness: Moving Beyond Our Reactionary Funding Cycle

Twelve years ago today, the United States experienced the worst terrorist attack on our soil, which since has shaped...

Sep 11, 2013 | Jack Herrmann

CDC Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Stakeholder Meeting

Date: August 20—21, 2013 Staff Representative: Jack Herrmann Member Representative: Umair Shah (Harris County, TX)...

Sep 05, 2013 | Frances Bevington

Division of Global Migration and Quarantine (DGMQ) Meeting

Date: August 6—7, 2013 Staff Representative: Andy Roszak Member Representative: Paul Biedrzycki, Julie Cobb, Shandy...

Sep 05, 2013 | Frances Bevington

Board of Scientific Counselors Meeting, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response (OPHPR)

Date: August 5, 2013 Staff Representative: N/A Member Representative: Karen Smith Highlights: The Board heard two...

Sep 05, 2013 | Frances Bevington

Share Your Expertise and Submit an Abstract for the 2014 Preparedness Summit Today

Be a thought leader in the field of preparedness by presenting your research or model practices at the 2014...

Sep 05, 2013 | Frances Bevington

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...

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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