Planning for Healthy, Resilient, and Sustainable Communities After Disasters

By Megan Reeve, Program Officer; Autumn Downey, Program Officer; and Jack Herrmann, Senior Program Officer for the National Academy of...

Aug 21, 2015 | Mary Hodges

  • The Mental Health Approach to Disaster Preparedness

    By Nora Marino, Health Policy Scholar at NACCHO and current Master in Public Health candidate at the University of Minnesota School of...

    Aug 13, 2015 | Mary Hodges

  • Making the Case for Surge Planning: Using Healthcare Coalitions as a Framework

    By Geoffrey Mwaungulu, JD, MPH, Program Analyst, NACCHO and Stacy Stanford, MSPH, Senior Program Analyst, NACCHO During 2014, the...

    Jul 29, 2015 | Geoffrey Mwaungulu, Jr.

  • Combatting Antimicrobial Resistance: A Local Report from the Front Line

    By Jennifer Gutowski, MPH, CIC, Surveillance Coordinator, Philadelphia Department of Public Health The Philadelphia Department of...

    May 27, 2015 | Guest Author

  • NACCHO Funds 43 Innovative Community Projects through MRC Challenge Award

    by Tahlia Gousse, Senior Program Analyst, Public Health Preparedness and Katie Roulston, Program Associate, Public Health Preparedness...

    Mar 18, 2015 | Tahlia Gousse

  • New Evidence-Based Planning Guidance for Patient Decontamination Released

    Every day large quantities of hazardous materials are made, transported, stored, and used in communities throughout the United States....

    Dec 19, 2014 | Justin Snair

  • Ebola Emotional Support Resources

    As the news and other information surrounding concerns of Ebola in the United States have the potential to trigger anxiety, confusion,...

    Oct 21, 2014 | Admin

  • Fall Class of Local Public Health Policy & Practice Scholars Announced

    NACCHO’s newly developed Local Public Health Policy and Practice Scholars Program attracted close to 70 applicants with diverse...

    Oct 08, 2014 | Sara Rubin

  • Planning for Healthy, Resilient, and Sustainable Communities After Disasters

    By Megan Reeve, Program Officer; Autumn Downey, Program Officer; and Jack Herrmann, Senior Program Officer for the National Academy of Sciences, Institute of Medicine, Board on Health Sciences Policy Disasters often impact fundamental elements of a community—physical infrastructure, health, and social services, social connectedness—that all affect the health of its residents. Accordingly, the...

    Aug 21, 2015 | Mary Hodges

    The Mental Health Approach to Disaster Preparedness

    By Nora Marino, Health Policy Scholar at NACCHO and current Master in Public Health candidate at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health NACCHO would like to thank Dr. Merritt Schreiber, Associate Professor at UC Irvine School of Medicine and UC Irvine Medical Center, Elsie Kusel of Alameda County Emergency Medical Services Agency, Sandra […]

    Aug 13, 2015 | Mary Hodges

    Making the Case for Surge Planning: Using Healthcare Coalitions as a Framework

    By Geoffrey Mwaungulu, JD, MPH, Program Analyst, NACCHO and Stacy Stanford, MSPH, Senior Program Analyst, NACCHO During 2014, the Institute of Medicine’s (IOM’s) Forum on Medical and Public Health Preparedness for Catastrophic Events organized a series of workshops tasked with identifying opportunities to strengthen regional coordination to ensure effective medical and public health response to...

    Jul 29, 2015 | Geoffrey Mwaungulu, Jr.

    Combatting Antimicrobial Resistance: A Local Report from the Front Line

    By Jennifer Gutowski, MPH, CIC, Surveillance Coordinator, Philadelphia Department of Public Health The Philadelphia Department of Public Health (PDPH) promotes and protects the health of 1.5 million residents of Philadelphia, in part through surveillance of over 70 communicable diseases and conditions. Of these diseases, few are considered healthcare associated and traditionally, outside of...

    May 27, 2015 | Guest Author

    NACCHO Funds 43 Innovative Community Projects through MRC Challenge Award

    by Tahlia Gousse, Senior Program Analyst, Public Health Preparedness and Katie Roulston, Program Associate, Public Health Preparedness NACCHO, in partnership with the Division of Civilian Volunteer Medical Reserve Corps (DCVMRC), has selected 43 Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) units to receive 2014-2015 NACCHO MRC Challenge Awards. More than 175 MRC units across the country applied for […]

    Mar 18, 2015 | Tahlia Gousse

    New Evidence-Based Planning Guidance for Patient Decontamination Released

    Every day large quantities of hazardous materials are made, transported, stored, and used in communities throughout the United States. With nearly 25 million people living near chemical facilities in the nation, many could be exposed to chemicals following a catastrophic incident. To protect health and save lives in such catastrophic incidents, first responders, medical providers, […]

    Dec 19, 2014 | Justin Snair

    Ebola Emotional Support Resources

    As the news and other information surrounding concerns of Ebola in the United States have the potential to trigger anxiety, confusion, anger and worry among healthcare workers and the public-at-large, local health departments can share emotional support resources to help community members cope with feelings of fear or anxiety over Ebola. The national Disaster Distress […]

    Oct 21, 2014 | Admin

    Fall Class of Local Public Health Policy & Practice Scholars Announced

    NACCHO’s newly developed Local Public Health Policy and Practice Scholars Program attracted close to 70 applicants with diverse academic interests from across the country. With such high interest and demand for local public health experience, NACCHO expanded its program to accommodate more scholars in a wider variety of focus areas than previously stated. This Friday, NACCHO will […]

    Oct 08, 2014 | Sara Rubin

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