Preparedness Brief

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

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response

Preparedness in a Pandemic Exercise Starter Kit

FEMA has released a Preparedness in a Pandemic Exercise Starter Kit to help federal, state, local, tribal, and...

Jun 23, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • Tools & Resources

Ten New Preparedness Tools Added to Toolbox

Ten new preparedness tools have recently been added to the NACCHO toolbox. These tools were submitted by local health...

Jun 18, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response
  • Health & Disability

Report Highlights Lessons Learned and Promising Practices for Meeting Needs of At-Risk Populations During Disaster Response

As communities prepare for the start of hurricane season coupled with ongoing response to COVID-19, a newly re-released...

Jun 16, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Rural Health

Rural Health and COVID-19

ASPR TRACIE has released a quick sheet which identifies challenges faced by rural areas specific to COVID-19 and offers...

Jun 15, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Social Determinants of Health

Outbreak: The First Response Documentary

"Outbreak: The First Response" is a new documentary that provides a firsthand and personal view of the first...

Jun 15, 2020 | Beth Hess

  • COVID-19
  • Emergency Response
  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious Disease

COVID-19 Resources for Local Health Departments (June 8-12)

This blog highlights COVID-19 guidance/news, tools and resources, and training opportunities that NACCHO compiled...

Jun 12, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • Emergency Response
  • Infectious Disease

Plague and Bioterrorism Preparedness

Plague, caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis, continues to cause disruptive and deadly outbreaks.

Jun 08, 2020 | Beth Hess

  • COVID-19
  • Emergency Response
  • Infectious Disease

COVID-19 Resources for Local Health Departments (June 1-5)

This blog highlights COVID-19 guidance/news, tools and resources, and training opportunities that NACCHO compiled...

Jun 05, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response
  • Infectious Disease

COVID-19 Resources for Local Health Departments (May 25-29)

This blog highlights COVID-19 guidance/news, tools and resources, and training opportunities that NACCHO compiled...

Jun 05, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Training

Webinar Recording: 2020 Hurricane Season During COVID-19

On May 27, the CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health and CDC EPIC Team hosted a webinar to help communities...

May 29, 2020 | Beth Hess

Partner Articles

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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

  • 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

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