Preparedness Brief

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

Don’t Panic, Be Prepared: Jack Herrmann’s Recap of the Preparedness Summit

The public health workforce often conducts its work behind the scenes, making the citizens of their communities...

Apr 08, 2014 | Jack Herrmann

NACCHO Selects Sites for its Radiation Legal Preparedness Project

NACCHO announced on March 19 that it has selected sites for a nationwide Radiation Preparedness Project aimed at...

Mar 19, 2014 | Christopher Gray

NACCHO Announces Two Paid Summer Internships

The Environmental Health, Pandemic Preparedness, and Catastrophic Response Team at NACCHO has announced two new summer...

Mar 10, 2014 | Sara Rubin

Radiation and Local Public Health

The relationship between radiation and health is a large and varied topic. The health effects of radiation exposure are...

Mar 05, 2014 | Guest Author

Truck Carrying Radioactive Material Found After It Was Stolen In Mexico

A truck transporting radiotherapy equipment containing the radioactive isotope colbalt-60 has been found after it was...

Dec 06, 2013 | Lisa Brown

Radiation Legal Preparedness Project Update and Webinar

On September 18, 2013, Andrew Roszak presented a webinar for the National Alliance on Radiation Readiness (NARR) to...

Nov 27, 2013 | Andy Roszak

Volunteer Force Gets Latest Radiation Emergency Training

The Greene County Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) from Xenia, OH, conducted a radiation training on Nov. 7–8 to...

Nov 22, 2013 | Admin

Nationwide Response Issues After an Improvised Nuclear Device Attack Workshop Resources

On January 23-24, 2013, in partnership with NACCHO, the IOM Forum on Medical and Public Health Preparedness for...

Oct 16, 2013 | Andy Roszak

Weapons of Mass Destruction: Radiation, FBI Training

Date: Sept. 3—5, 2013 Staff Representative: Andy Roszak Member Representative: Vanessa Burrows and Paul Biedrzycki...

Oct 09, 2013 | Admin

CDC Launches New Radiation Emergency Preparedness Page

Recently, the CDC released an updated webpage focusing on radiation emergencies. The revised website features action...

Sep 25, 2013 | Andy Roszak

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...

2020 04 27 15 21 31 COVID 19 Alternate Care Site Resources ASPR TRACIE
  • 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

2020 04 27 15 54 18 Public Health COVID 19 Online Community
  • 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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