Preparedness Brief

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

New York City Medical Reserve Corps Volunteers Provide Critical Public Health Services

The New York City Medical Reserve Corps (NYC MRC) is a trained group of more than 9,000 healthcare volunteers...

Nov 20, 2018

Radiation-focused Sessions at the 2018 Preparedness Summit

The 2018 Preparedness Summit is just days away! The summit will take place April 17-20 at the Hyatt Regency in Atlanta,...

May 07, 2018

National Preparedness Month Spotlight: Roadmap to Ready

Just this summer alone, Americans have faced multiple public health threats, including the Zika Virus, west coast...

Sep 13, 2017 | Madison Ferraro

National Preparedness Month 2017: The Opportunity to Strengthen Community Resilience and Response

This September marks the fourteenth annual National Preparedness Month, created to raise public awareness about the...

Aug 23, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

Engage with the Medical Reserve Corps at the 2017 Preparedness Summit

By Brennan J. Leddy, M.A.Ed, Communications Specialist, Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Program, Assistant Secretary for...

Apr 17, 2017 | Guest Author

Updated MRC Core Competencies: Streamlining Training Standards for All Public Health Preparedness Roles

By Kathy Deffer, NACCHO Senior Program Analyst Public health preparedness planners are responsible for developing plans...

Jan 12, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

A Year in Review: The Best of NACCHO Preparedness

From the onset of Zika virus disease to international acts of violence related to terrorism, to the worst global...

Jan 03, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

National Preparedness Month 2016: A Look Back

By Madison Ferraro, NACCHO Senior Program Assistant Each September, as part of National Preparedness Month,...

Nov 21, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

An Ideal Match: Mission Ready Packages and the Medical Reserve Corps

  By Katherine Deffer, NACCHO Senior Program Analyst The Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) program was created to...

Nov 17, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

San Bernardino MRC Organizes Active Shooter Event to Increase Community Resilience

By Kevin Jacinto, MHA, NACCHO Program Analyst  As we approach the one-year mark of the San Bernardino mass shooting of...

Nov 07, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

Partner Articles

2 Year COVIN graphic
  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

NACCHO Recognizes Second Anniversary of First COVID-19...

NACCHO and leading partners recognize December 14, 2022 as the two-year...

Dec 15, 2022 | Nicholas Holmes

NACCHO Recognizes Second Anniversary of First COVID-19...

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...

NSRN logo
  • 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

  • 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...

  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response
  • Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)
  • Water Quality

Emergency Water Supply Planning Guide for Hospitals and...

During water system interruptions, the operation of healthcare facilities is...

Aug 27, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Emergency Water Supply Planning Guide for Hospitals and...

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