Preparedness Brief

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

Measles Outbreak Resources from the CDC

From January 1-23, 68 people from 11 states were reported to have measles, and most of these cases are part of a large,...

Jan 27, 2015 | Admin

Resource Mobilization and Utilization in an Emergency: Pinal County Public Health Services District

Increasing infectious disease threats mean health departments face increasing resource constraints. To see how local...

Jan 07, 2015 | Guest Author

Community Food Security: The Baltimore City Model

Central to the holiday of Thanksgiving is the celebration of food. The holiday’s focus on food reminds us of its...

Nov 25, 2014 | Erin Roberts

Detailed Hospital Checklist for Ebola Preparedness and Webinar

In light of the recent domestic case of confirmed Ebola in Texas, the Office of the Assistant Secretary for...

Oct 06, 2014 | Admin

Encouraging Pet Preparedness: Lessons from a NACCHO MRC Challenge Award Winner

In the wake of Hurricane Katrina in 2005, many evacuees were forced to leave their pets behind because no provisions...

Sep 23, 2014 | Admin

Resources from NACCHO and RESOLVE Fracking Webinar: Shale Development and Communities: Introducing a Guidebook for Health Officials

On August 6, NACCHO and RESOLVE held a webinar giving an overview of the draft Community Health and Shale Development...

Aug 11, 2014 | Admin

An Inside Look at NACCHO’s MRC Challenge Award Recipients

Within the first year of the Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Challenge Awards, 29 recipients are working to improve the...

Jul 30, 2014 | Katie Roulston

The Impacts of the Affordable Care Act on Preparedness Resources and Programs – Workshop Summary Available

With the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in full effect, the establishment of many new rules and regulations continue to...

Jun 19, 2014 | Kayli Plotner

EPA Releases Clean Power Plan Proposal to Regulate Carbon Emissions from Power Plants

On June 2, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the Clean Power Plan, a proposal to reduce carbon...

Jun 02, 2014 | Frances Bevington

Leveraging Partnerships between Local Health Departments and Pharmacies: Bringing Rapid Diagnostic Testing to Community Pharmacies

Given budget cuts and staffing shortages, local health departments (LHDs) are asked to do more with less. Leveraging...

Apr 11, 2014 | Erin Roberts

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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