Preparedness Planning, Outcomes, and Measurement Workgroup September Report

Chairs: Steve Huleatt & Steve Englender; Staff: Resham Patel and Naomi Rennard The Preparedness Planning, Outcomes, and...

Oct 09, 2013 | Admin

  • Finney County Health Department Conducts Drive-thru Flu Clinic

    Finney County Health Department in Kansas made a fall flu clinic into a preparedness exercise by using a drive-thru point of...

    Oct 03, 2013 | Frances Bevington

  • NACCHO Staff Mark National Preparedness Month 2013

    To mark National Preparedness Month 2013, members of NACCHO’s staff organized and participated in two activities to enhance their...

    Oct 01, 2013 | Admin

  • NACCHO Staff Report: Florida State University Hosts Legal Preparedness Training

    NACCHO and the FSU Center for Innovative Collaboration in Medicine and Law in Tallahassee, Florida have partnered to host a one day...

    Sep 27, 2013 | Andy Roszak

  • NACCHO Staff Report: Public Health Law & Science Seminar for Judges

    To promote comprehensive emergency preparedness, including legal preparedness, NACCHO supported a training seminar with 45 California...

    Sep 25, 2013 | Andy Roszak

  • Real Stories of Emergency Preparedness in Children and Youth with Special Health...

    This year the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response,...

    Sep 19, 2013 | Frances Bevington

  • Connecticut Declares “Public Health Ready Day” in Honor of Earning Statewide PPHR...

    The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) announced that each of Connecticut’s five Emergency Planning and Preparedness...

    Sep 18, 2013 | Frances Bevington

  • Medical Reserve Corps Units Help Their Communities Get Ready during National...

    Today is Get Ready Day, which reminds Americans to prepare themselves, their families, and their communities for all disasters and...

    Sep 17, 2013 | Admin

  • CDC Looks at Preparedness from a Historical Perspective

    During National Preparedness Month, CDC’s Public Health Matters blog will be covering the history of preparedness and how it has...

    Sep 12, 2013 | Frances Bevington

  • Preparedness Planning, Outcomes, and Measurement Workgroup September Report

    Chairs: Steve Huleatt & Steve Englender; Staff: Resham Patel and Naomi Rennard The Preparedness Planning, Outcomes, and Measurement Workgroup held its monthly call on Sept. 24.  Members discussed the Peer Assessment Model Tool, developed by Georgetown University. While the tool could be potentially useful for After-Action Reporting, it seems to be burdensome for local health departments...

    Oct 09, 2013 | Admin

    Finney County Health Department Conducts Drive-thru Flu Clinic

    Finney County Health Department in Kansas made a fall flu clinic into a preparedness exercise by using a drive-thru point of dispensing (POD) site as a model for the clinic. The health department along with Finney County Emergency Management and Finney County EMS organized the clinic to exercise part of the county’s pandemic preparedness plan. Read […]

    Oct 03, 2013 | Frances Bevington

    NACCHO Staff Mark National Preparedness Month 2013

    To mark National Preparedness Month 2013, members of NACCHO’s staff organized and participated in two activities to enhance their understanding of preparedness. Staff conducted the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) zombie preparedness simulation and a screening and discussion of the plausibility of the response in the film, Contagion.

    Oct 01, 2013 | Admin

    NACCHO Staff Report: Florida State University Hosts Legal Preparedness Training

    NACCHO and the FSU Center for Innovative Collaboration in Medicine and Law in Tallahassee, Florida have partnered to host a one day training focusing on emergency preparedness. The training brings together public health, emergency management, healthcare, legal, and first response officials to discuss the legal underpinnings of disaster response.

    Sep 27, 2013 | Andy Roszak

    NACCHO Staff Report: Public Health Law & Science Seminar for Judges

    To promote comprehensive emergency preparedness, including legal preparedness, NACCHO supported a training seminar with 45 California Judges focused on public health practice and legal issues. Throughout the course of two days, judges learned from local public health practitioners about the issues and nuances of public health.

    Sep 25, 2013 | Andy Roszak

    Real Stories of Emergency Preparedness in Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs

    This year the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response, American Academy of Pediatrics, and Family Voices have partnered to recognize the unique experiences of families and health providers during emergency situations. This partnership has resulted in a collection of family stories  that highlight emergency preparedness in...

    Sep 19, 2013 | Frances Bevington

    Connecticut Declares “Public Health Ready Day” in Honor of Earning Statewide PPHR Recognition

    The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) announced that each of Connecticut’s five Emergency Planning and Preparedness Regions have been recognized by NACCHO’s Project Public Health Ready (PPHR) for their ability to respond to public health emergencies. Connecticut is now the fourth state in the nation to achieve statewide recognition. In honor of the recognition, […]

    Sep 18, 2013 | Frances Bevington

    Medical Reserve Corps Units Help Their Communities Get Ready during National Preparedness Month

    Today is Get Ready Day, which reminds Americans to prepare themselves, their families, and their communities for all disasters and hazards, including pandemic flu, infectious disease, natural disasters, and other emergencies. While it is important to take the time today to prepare for a disaster or emergency, Americans should be prepared all year for any unforeseen event.

    Sep 17, 2013 | Admin

    CDC Looks at Preparedness from a Historical Perspective

    During National Preparedness Month, CDC’s Public Health Matters blog will be covering the history of preparedness and how it has shaped the agency’s response to disasters. Topics will include 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina and how those events led to adoption of CDC’s IMS structure and state-of-the-art Emergency Operations Center (EOC). Topics will also include major […]

    Sep 12, 2013 | Frances Bevington

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