Preparedness Brief

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

  • 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

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  • Press Release
  • Awards & Recognition
  • Medical Reserve Corps

The National Association of County and City Health Officials Announces Over $1 Million in Medical Reserve Corps Operational Readiness Awards

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), the voice of the country’s nearly 3,000 local...

Feb 11, 2020 | Theresa Spinner

  • Funding Opportunity
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Apply for NACCHO’s 2020 MRC Operational Readiness Awards

NACCHO is pleased to announce that the 2020 MRC Operational Readiness Awards (ORAs) application period will open this...

Oct 03, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

National Preparedness Month 2019: Youth Preparedness

When developing preparedness plans for public health emergencies, it is important to remember that certain community...

Sep 16, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • Tools & Resources
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Gear Up for Preparedness Month 2019!

National Preparedness Month provides local health department (LHD) and Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Unit leaders, staff,...

Aug 27, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • Medical Reserve Corps

Medical Reserve Corps Units Promote and Train Community Active Bystanders

Each year, approximately 60,000 victims in the United States die from internal and/or external hemorrhaging. In some...

Aug 21, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • Tools & Resources
  • Medical Reserve Corps

New Resource! 2019 MRC Deployment Readiness Guide

NACCHO is pleased to release the 2019 Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Deployment Readiness Guide, which was developed to...

Aug 21, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • Community Health Assessment and Improvement Planning
  • Medical Countermeasures

NACCHO/ASPR Announce 2019 National Health Security Award Winners

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and the Office of the Assistant Secretary for...

Jul 31, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Governor Baker Proclaims Saturday, April 6 as Massachusetts Medical Reserve Corps Day!

Below is a press release published on March 29, 2019 by the Town of Westford Board of Health in Massachussetts. On...

Apr 05, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Tulsa County Medical Reserve Corps Sets Standard For Animal Rescue

The Tulsa County Medical Reserve Corps was recently featured in a news story highlighting their excellent animal rescue...

Mar 06, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

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

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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

  • 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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