Preparedness Brief

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

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COVID-19 News and Resources (Updated Weekly)

To support the role of local health departments (LHDs) in the COVID-19 response, NACCHO is compiling guidance/news,...

Mar 31, 2020
By Kim Rodgers

Apply for Emerging Threats (Hepatitis C, Syphilis and/or Zika) Field Support for Local Health Departments

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is soliciting applications from local health departments (LHDs)...

Oct 28, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

MMWR: Characteristics of Patients in a National Outbreak of E-cigarette, or Vaping, Product Use-Associated Lung Injuries — United States, October 2019

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), state and local...

Oct 28, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

FEMA Seeks Feedback on First Draft of HSEEP Doctrine

In August 2019, FEMA announced that the agency was reviewing the 2013 Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program...

Oct 24, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Ending Pandemics: US Foreign Policy to Mitigate Today’s Major Killers, Tomorrow’s Outbreaks, and the Health Impacts of Climate Change

New pieces make the case that whomever is in the White House needs a proactive strategic initiative, based in global...

Oct 24, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Inaugural Global Health Security Index

A new Global Health Security (GHS) Index was recently released—the first comprehensive assessment and benchmarking of...

Oct 24, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Communicating in a Crisis: Risk Communication Guidelines for Public Officials

Developed by SAMHSA, the guide provides public officials as well as others involved in disaster and emergency...

Oct 24, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

CDC Vacancy Announcement: Deputy Director of the Center for Preparedness and Response

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is seeking an exceptional candidate to serve as the Deputy Director of...

Oct 11, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

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

Environmental Health Assessment Form for Disaster Shelters

During an emergency or disaster, shelters provide refuge for the general community and at-risk populations. The Centers...

Oct 01, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

A World at Risk: Annual Report on Global Preparedness for Health Emergencies

For its first report, the Global Preparedness Monitoring Board (GPMB) reviewed recommendations from previous high-level...

Sep 30, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

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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

  • 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

  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease

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

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