National Weather Service Seeks Input from Public Health Officials

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA’s) National Weather Service (NWS) is conducting a survey to gauge...

Sep 27, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

  • Prepare Together: Working Towards Safe and Resilient Communities

    By Tahlia Gousse, NACCHO Senior Program Analyst In commemoration of National Preparedness Month, the Centers for Disease Control and...

    Sep 26, 2016 | Tahlia Gousse

  • Being Prepared to Respond

    By Sarah Summers, MPH, NACCHO Senior Program Analyst In commemoration of National Preparedness Month, the Centers for Disease Control...

    Sep 08, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • Public Health Preparedness Landscape: Findings from the 2015 Preparedness Profile...

    In May 2015, with support from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), NACCHO developed and distributed the first annual Preparedness...

    Aug 03, 2016 | Tahlia Gousse

  • New Emergency Use Instructions Available for Doxycycline and Ciprofloxacin

    Jul 06, 2016 | Raymond Puerini

  • Summit Podcast Series: 100 Resilient Cities, Part One

    In the second year of the Preparedness Summit Podcast series, take a deeper dive into the subject of preparedness with some of the...

    May 31, 2016 | Mary Hodges

  • Draft Emergency Use Authorization Guidance Available for Public Health Stakeholder...

    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently published updated draft guidance entitled ‘‘Emergency Use Authorization of Medical...

    May 04, 2016 | Raymond Puerini

  • NOAA Releases 2016 U.S. Spring Outlook

    Below is the outlook for Spring 2016 in the United States from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). For more...

    Mar 21, 2016 | Admin

  • Strategic Planning and Training for Deploying Capable MRC Teams: An Interview with...

    This is part of a series of interviews with local health department staff who will present at the 2016 Preparedness Summit. Lisa...

    Mar 01, 2016 | Mary Hodges

  • National Weather Service Seeks Input from Public Health Officials

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA’s) National Weather Service (NWS) is conducting a survey to gauge how decision-makers, such as public health officials, use NWS watches, warnings and advisories. Your feedback will play an important role in decisions on how to improve NWS hazard messages. This survey is part of the NWS Hazard Simplification Project, which analyzes...

    Sep 27, 2016 | Kim Rodgers

    Prepare Together: Working Towards Safe and Resilient Communities

    By Tahlia Gousse, NACCHO Senior Program Analyst In commemoration of National Preparedness Month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is highlighting five themes for each week of September, emphasizing the various aspects of effective preparedness. Each week, the NACCHO Preparedness team is authoring a blog to promote the theme and provide local health departments and […]

    Sep 26, 2016 | Tahlia Gousse

    Being Prepared to Respond

    By Sarah Summers, MPH, NACCHO Senior Program Analyst In commemoration of National Preparedness Month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is highlighting five themes for each week of September, emphasizing the various aspects of effective preparedness. Each week, the NACCHO Preparedness team is authoring a blog to promote the theme and provide local health […]

    Sep 08, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

    Public Health Preparedness Landscape: Findings from the 2015 Preparedness Profile Assessment

    In May 2015, with support from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), NACCHO developed and distributed the first annual Preparedness Profile assessment to local health departments (LHDs). Amidst continuous cuts to preparedness funding, NACCHO has interviewed members who have anecdotally reported that decreases in funding have led to decreases in staffing, trainings, exercises, travel and […]

    Aug 03, 2016 | Tahlia Gousse

    New Emergency Use Instructions Available for Doxycycline and Ciprofloxacin

    Jul 06, 2016 | Raymond Puerini

    Summit Podcast Series: 100 Resilient Cities, Part One

    In the second year of the Preparedness Summit Podcast series, take a deeper dive into the subject of preparedness with some of the most fascinating Summit speakers. In this two-part post, Andrew Salkin, Chief Operating Officer of 100 Resilient Cities, shares more about this groundbreaking organization funded by the Rockefeller Foundation to help cities around the […]

    May 31, 2016 | Mary Hodges

    Draft Emergency Use Authorization Guidance Available for Public Health Stakeholder Comment

    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently published updated draft guidance entitled ‘‘Emergency Use Authorization of Medical Products and Related Authorities’’ for public health stakeholder and industry comment. This is an update to the July 2007 Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) guidance to reflect Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Re-authorization Act (PAHPRA) amendments to the EUA...

    May 04, 2016 | Raymond Puerini

    NOAA Releases 2016 U.S. Spring Outlook

    Below is the outlook for Spring 2016 in the United States from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). For more about flood safety, visit http://www.floodsafety.noaa.gov/. Overview According to NOAA’s U.S. Spring Outlook released on March 17, areas of the country still under water from torrential rainfall last week have an elevated risk of moderate flooding […]

    Mar 21, 2016 | Admin

    Strategic Planning and Training for Deploying Capable MRC Teams: An Interview with Lisa Vajgrt-Smith

    This is part of a series of interviews with local health department staff who will present at the 2016 Preparedness Summit. Lisa Vajgrt-Smith, Medical Reserve Corps Coordinator, Contra Costa Medical Reserve Corps, previews her session, “Strategic Planning and Training for Deploying Capable Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) teams: Our Valley Fire Response.” At this session, Lisa will be […]

    Mar 01, 2016 | Mary Hodges

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