Preparedness Brief

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

Strengthening Public Health at Its Core: A Focus on Disease Intervention Specialists

Disease Intervention Specialists (DIS) work in communities throughout the United States and the U.S. territories to...

Feb 19, 2015 | Guest Author

23 Agencies Achieve Project Public Health Ready Recognition

NACCHO’s Project Public Health Ready (PPHR) has recognized 23 local and regional health agencies for their ability to...

Jan 22, 2015 | Rachel Schulman

Project Public Health Ready: A Tool for Improving Statewide Preparedness

A hurricane is fast approaching your region. How will evacuation and sheltering procedures work when your neighbors are...

Jan 22, 2015 | Rachel Schulman

Medical Countermeasures (MCM) Workgroup October Report

On October 13, the MCM Workgroup held its fourth monthly call of the project year. On the call, a representative from...

Oct 27, 2014 | Raymond Puerini

Student Grant Opportunity: The NCFPD Science and Engineering Workforce Development Grant

The National Center for Food Protection and Defense (NCFPD) is now accepting applications for its Science and...

Oct 07, 2014 | Erin Roberts

The Implications for Public Health when “Weird Weather” becomes the New Normal

Moshi is probably best known as a base camp for intrepid hikers wishing to scale Tanzania’s Mount Kilimanjaro’s...

Sep 16, 2014 | Guest Author

New Project Public Health Ready Criteria Now Available

Project Public Health Ready (PPHR) is pleased to announce the release of Version 7.1 of the PPHR criteria and Version...

Sep 11, 2014 | Rachel Schulman

Impacts of the Affordable Care Act on Local Preparedness Efforts

By Megan Reeve, MPH, Associate Program Officer, Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine “There is a...

Sep 10, 2014 | Guest Author

Now Available: “Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Centers: Lessons and Models” journal supplement

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response (OPHPR), in...

Aug 19, 2014 | Admin

New Student Opportunities for Fall 2014: NACCHO Launches Health Policy and Practice Scholars Program

For the 2014-2015 academic year, NACCHO has expanded their student opportunities to include the newly developed Local...

Aug 12, 2014 | Nicole Dunifon

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...

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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...

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