Preparedness Brief

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

Announcing the 2016 PPHR Recognition Recipients: Exemplifying the Nation’s Best in Public Health Preparedness

In the past year, the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) Project Public Health Ready...

Jan 30, 2017 | Madison Ferraro

Project Public Health Ready (PPHR) December Report

During the month of December, NACCHO staff leading Project Public Health Ready (PPHR) efforts facilitated PPHR final...

Jan 25, 2017 | Madison Ferraro

Project Public Health Ready (PPHR) November Report

During the month of November, Project Public Health Ready (PPHR) applicants responded to reviewer requests for...

Jan 25, 2017 | Madison Ferraro

A Tale of Two Floods: Strengthening Local Public Health System Response in Linn County, Iowa

By Julie Stephens, BA, Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Recovery Specialist, Linn County Public Health Department...

Jan 19, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

Updated MRC Core Competencies: Streamlining Training Standards for All Public Health Preparedness Roles

By Kathy Deffer, NACCHO Senior Program Analyst Public health preparedness planners are responsible for developing plans...

Jan 12, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

Call for Presenters: 2017 CDC Second Wednesday Webinar Series

The CDC Division of State and Local Readiness (DSLR) is currently seeking local and state health department staff to...

Jan 03, 2017 | Raymond Puerini

A Year in Review: The Best of NACCHO Preparedness

From the onset of Zika virus disease to international acts of violence related to terrorism, to the worst global...

Jan 03, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

NACCHO Resource Portfolio: CDC Public Health Preparedness Capabilities

As local health departments (LHDs) strive to achieve and enhance community preparedness, response, and recovery...

Dec 13, 2016 | Tahlia Gousse

An Ideal Match: Mission Ready Packages and the Medical Reserve Corps

  By Katherine Deffer, NACCHO Senior Program Analyst The Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) program was created to...

Nov 17, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

2017 Preparedness Summit Scholarships Available for Local Health Departments that have Partnered with Pharmacies

Each year, NACCHO conducts the Preparedness Profile Survey to gain a better understanding of types of activities that...

Nov 16, 2016 | Raymond Puerini

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...

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...

  • 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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