Fighting Infectious Disease in the United States: A New Report Looks at Our...

On December 18, 2014, the Trust for America’s Health, in conjunction with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, released its report...

Dec 23, 2014 | Guest Author

  • MRC Project November Report

    On November 7, the application period closed for the  2014-2015 NACCHO MRC awards and staff reviewed applications throughout the month...

    Dec 09, 2014 | Admin

  • Medical Countermeasures (MCM) Workgroup November Report

    On November 10, the MCM workgroup held its fifth monthly call of the project year. On the call, a representative from the Centers for...

    Nov 26, 2014 | Raymond Puerini

  • MRC Project October Update

    Applications for the 2014-2015 NACCHO MRC Awards were open throughout the month of October, and will close on November 7. NACCHO MRC...

    Nov 04, 2014 | Admin

  • Incident Management Workgroup October Report

    NACCHO’s Incident Management Workgroup held its monthly call on October 27. Wendy Marie Thomas from the National Oceanic and...

    Oct 31, 2014 | Rachel Schulman

  • Preparedness Policy Advisory Group October 2014 Report

    The Preparedness Policy Advisory Group (PPAG) held its monthly call on October 8. This month’s call focused on pharmacy...

    Oct 13, 2014 | Katie Dwyer

  • MRC Project September Report

    NACCHO staff prepared for the opening of the 2014-2015 NACCHO MRC awards throughout the month of September. The awards opened on...

    Sep 30, 2014 | Admin

  • Medical Countermeasures Workgroup September Report

    On September 8, the Medical Countermeasures (MCM) Workgroup held its third monthly call of the project year. On the call,...

    Sep 29, 2014 | Raymond Puerini

  • Surge Management Workgroup September Report

    The Surge Management Workgroup held its September call on the 22nd. During this call the workgroup welcomed new NACCHO staff member...

    Sep 24, 2014 | Geoffrey Mwaungulu, Jr.

  • Fighting Infectious Disease in the United States: A New Report Looks at Our Readiness

    On December 18, 2014, the Trust for America’s Health, in conjunction with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, released its report Outbreaks: Protecting Americans from Infectious Diseases 2014. The report looks at states across ten criteria related to fighting infectious disease such as increasing or maintaining funding, vaccinating at least half of the population six months […]

    Dec 23, 2014 | Guest Author

    MRC Project November Report

    On November 7, the application period closed for the  2014-2015 NACCHO MRC awards and staff reviewed applications throughout the month of November. Staff will complete the reviews process in December and notices of awards will be sent to MRC units in January. Staff attended several conferences in November to represent the MRC, including the National […]

    Dec 09, 2014 | Admin

    Medical Countermeasures (MCM) Workgroup November Report

    On November 10, the MCM workgroup held its fifth monthly call of the project year. On the call, a representative from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Division of the Strategic National Stockpile spoke about a new mass dispensing training course that is under development. MCM workgroup members were asked to review the […]

    Nov 26, 2014 | Raymond Puerini

    MRC Project October Update

    Applications for the 2014-2015 NACCHO MRC Awards were open throughout the month of October, and will close on November 7. NACCHO MRC staff sent regular reminders about the awards and provided technical assistance to those applying for the awards. NACCHO staff will begin reviewing applications soon after the awards close on November 7. NACCHO also […]

    Nov 04, 2014 | Admin

    Incident Management Workgroup October Report

    NACCHO’s Incident Management Workgroup held its monthly call on October 27. Wendy Marie Thomas from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) joined the call to present on NOAA’s tools and resources of use to local public health preparedness practitioners and to share details on their Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador initiative. Chris Aldridge, Senior Director of...

    Oct 31, 2014 | Rachel Schulman

    Preparedness Policy Advisory Group October 2014 Report

    The Preparedness Policy Advisory Group (PPAG) held its monthly call on October 8. This month’s call focused on pharmacy partnerships. The work group received an informational briefing from Mitchel Rothholz of the American Pharmacists Association on the role of community pharmacists in public health preparedness and community health, especially as it relates to vaccinations. Michael Loehr,...

    Oct 13, 2014 | Katie Dwyer

    MRC Project September Report

    NACCHO staff prepared for the opening of the 2014-2015 NACCHO MRC awards throughout the month of September. The awards opened on September 30 and will close on November 7. All local health departments that house an MRC unit are encouraged to apply for the awards at http://mrcnaccho.org. NACCHO also launched the new MRC Connect application […]

    Sep 30, 2014 | Admin

    Medical Countermeasures Workgroup September Report

    On September 8, the Medical Countermeasures (MCM) Workgroup held its third monthly call of the project year. On the call, representatives from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced the MCM Link Project which is a new engagement strategy to connect with state and local health departments to provide the most up-to-date information, […]

    Sep 29, 2014 | Raymond Puerini

    Surge Management Workgroup September Report

    The Surge Management Workgroup held its September call on the 22nd. During this call the workgroup welcomed new NACCHO staff member Geoff Mwaungulu, Program Analyst. After introductions members discussed next steps for the development of a webinar series focused on various subjects in surge management. Members decided to direct their focus on the creation of […]

    Sep 24, 2014 | Geoffrey Mwaungulu, Jr.

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