Preparedness Brief

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

NACCHO Honors Local Health Departments: Exemplary Emergency Preparedness Model and Promising Practices

By Chelsea Gridley-Smith, NACCHO Program Analyst By creating the Model Practice and Promising Practice Program, the...

Nov 11, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

NACCHO Funding Opportunity: Advancing Local Health Department Administrative Preparedness Capacity

By Katie Dwyer, NACCHO Public Health Preparedness Director The National Association of County and City Health Officials...

Nov 01, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

CMS Announces New Emergency Preparedness Requirements for Healthcare Organizations

By Katie Dwyer, MSPH, NACCHO Director Earlier this month marked National Primary Care Week (October 3-7, 2016). This...

Oct 28, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

NACCHO Puts the FUN-damentals in 2016 National Preparedness Month

By Porschea Lewis, MPH, NACCHO Senior Program Analyst Last month NACCHO, joined the Centers for Disease Control and...

Oct 18, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

Emerging MCM Practices Revealed at the ASPR Regional Summits

By Raymond Purerini, NACCHO Senior Program Analyst Throughout the month of August the Office of the Assistant Secretary...

Oct 14, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

Medical Countermeasures Workgroup August Report

NACCHO’s Medical Countermeasures (MCM) Workgroup met on August 8, 2016 for it’s second meeting of the project...

Sep 12, 2016 | Raymond Puerini

Project Public Health Ready (PPHR) July Report

During the month of July, Project Public Health Ready (PPHR) NACCHO staff continued the recruitment and selection...

Sep 09, 2016 | Madison Ferraro

Being Prepared to Respond

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

Sep 08, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

New Factsheet: Radiological Sheltering Tabletop Exercise Toolkit

NACCHO recently released a new fact sheet titled, Radiological Sheltering Tabletop Exercise Toolkit. This fact sheet...

Aug 12, 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...

Aug 03, 2016 | Tahlia Gousse

Partner Articles

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  • 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...

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  • 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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