Preparedness Policy Advisory Group September Report

The Preparedness Policy Advisory Group (PPAG) held its monthly call on September 10 during National Preparedness Month. The workgroup...

Sep 12, 2014 | Katie Dwyer

  • MRC Project August Report

    NACCHO’s fifth and final year of the cooperative agreement with the Division of the Civilian Volunteer Medical Reserve Corps...

    Sep 02, 2014 | Admin

  • Ebola in West Africa and the Importance of Local Health Departments to Global Health...

    The current Ebola outbreak in West Africa is receiving intense national and international media attention. This is the largest...

    Aug 12, 2014 | Guest Author

  • Incident Management Workgroup July Report

    The Incident Management Workgroup held its first monthly call of the project year on July 28.  Throughout the month, the workgroup has...

    Aug 01, 2014 | Rachel Schulman

  • MRC Project July Update

    NACCHO ended the fourth project year supporting the Division of the Civilian Volunteer Medical Reserve Corps on July 31. NACCHO begins...

    Jul 31, 2014 | Admin

  • Public Health Law Workgroup July Update

    This month, members of the Public Health Law Workgroup and NACCHO staff members worked with CDC and ChangeLab Solutions to deliver a...

    Jul 30, 2014 | Guest Author

  • Medical Reserve Corps Workgroup- July Updates

    The Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Workgroup is off to a running start this term. The first meeting of the new term was convened July 24...

    Jul 29, 2014 | Tahlia Gousse

  • Tulalip Tribes MRC Dedicates New Healthy Walking Trail through NACCHO’s MRC...

    On July 15, the Tulalip Tribes MRC (WA) celebrated the groundbreaking of their new healthy walking trail, made possible through...

    Jul 25, 2014 | Admin

  • MRC Project June Report

    In June, NACCHO MRC staff conducted a site visit at the Florida AHEC MRC Meeting to observe a full-scale exercise. Additionally,...

    Jul 14, 2014 | Admin

  • Preparedness Policy Advisory Group September Report

    The Preparedness Policy Advisory Group (PPAG) held its monthly call on September 10 during National Preparedness Month. The workgroup welcomed new members Alison Brehmer from the State of Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, and Meghan Stepanek from the Baltimore City Health Department. NACCHO’s Chief of Government and Public Affairs briefed the PPAG on updates […]

    Sep 12, 2014 | Katie Dwyer

    MRC Project August Report

    NACCHO’s fifth and final year of the cooperative agreement with the Division of the Civilian Volunteer Medical Reserve Corps (DCVMRC) began on August 1. NACCHO staff have been writing the annual report to summarize the work completed in PY4 and have been outlining the deliverables for PY5. NACCHO’s MRC team presented the plan for PY5 […]

    Sep 02, 2014 | Admin

    Ebola in West Africa and the Importance of Local Health Departments to Global Health Security

    The current Ebola outbreak in West Africa is receiving intense national and international media attention. This is the largest outbreak of Ebola ever and impacts a region of Africa that has not previously reported cases. It has spread to four countries (Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone and Nigeria) and sickened 1,848 people (suspected and confirmed cases […]

    Aug 12, 2014 | Guest Author

    Incident Management Workgroup July Report

    The Incident Management Workgroup held its first monthly call of the project year on July 28.  Throughout the month, the workgroup has been providing feedback to the National Emergency Management Association and the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) regarding mission ready packages for public health. Part of the call was spent bringing […]

    Aug 01, 2014 | Rachel Schulman

    MRC Project July Update

    NACCHO ended the fourth project year supporting the Division of the Civilian Volunteer Medical Reserve Corps on July 31. NACCHO begins the fifth and final year of this cooperative agreement on August 1. During the month of July, NACCHO MRC staff completed closeout of PY4 deliverables, including the communications audit of NACCHO’s MRC communications efforts. […]

    Jul 31, 2014 | Admin

    Public Health Law Workgroup July Update

    This month, members of the Public Health Law Workgroup and NACCHO staff members worked with CDC and ChangeLab Solutions to deliver a pre-conference session at NACCHO Annual entitled, “Public Health Law 101 for Local Health Officials.” The session was well attended. During their regular call this month, the workgroup focused on two areas important to […]

    Jul 30, 2014 | Guest Author

    Medical Reserve Corps Workgroup- July Updates

    The Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Workgroup is off to a running start this term. The first meeting of the new term was convened July 24 via conference call. With the addition of a few new workgroup members, the call was filled with energy and ideas around potential activities for the new workplan. While some activities […]

    Jul 29, 2014 | Tahlia Gousse

    Tulalip Tribes MRC Dedicates New Healthy Walking Trail through NACCHO’s MRC Challenge Award

    On July 15, the Tulalip Tribes MRC (WA) celebrated the groundbreaking of their new healthy walking trail, made possible through NACCHO’s 2013 MRC Challenge Award. Representatives from NACCHO attended the groundbreaking of the trail and stayed to learn about the tribes’ diabetes prevention efforts. For the 2013 Challenge Award, the Tulalip Tribes MRC, in partnership […]

    Jul 25, 2014 | Admin

    MRC Project June Report

    In June, NACCHO MRC staff conducted a site visit at the Florida AHEC MRC Meeting to observe a full-scale exercise. Additionally, NACCHO MRC staff attended two conferences to present about the MRC: from June 16-18, Alyson Jordan presented about using media to recruit MRC volunteers at the Points of Light Conference on Volunteering and Service […]

    Jul 14, 2014 | Admin

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