Preparedness Brief

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

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  • Medical Reserve Corps

Addressing the Needs of Pets During an Emergency

This Pet Preparedness Month, we are highlighting three veterinary Medical Reserve Corps units who received Operational...

Jun 21, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response

Encouraging Pet Preparedness

Since more than half of U.S. households own at least one pet, local health departments can expect that animals will be...

Jun 08, 2021 | Beth Hess

National Health Security Strategy 2019 2022

Introduction to the National Health Security Strategy and National Biodefense Strategy

The 21st century health security environment is diverse, complex, and ever changing.

Jun 02, 2021 | Shanlynn Bias

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response

Effective Assessments of Disaster Shelters During COVID-19: CDC Guidance and Resources for Local Health Departments

National Hurricane Preparedness Week (May 9 – 15, 2021).

May 11, 2021 | Guest Author, Emily D'Angelo

  • Tools & Resources

CDC PHEP Operational Readiness Review Interim Guidance & Important Information for Local Planning Jurisdictions

In March 2021, CDC announced it is expanding the Operational Readiness Review (ORR) guidance to assess all-hazards...

Apr 28, 2021 | Beth Hess

  • Tools & Resources
  • Health & Disability

Online Training: Prepared4ALL: Whole Community Inclusive Emergency Planning

This free self-paced online training aims to help disability organizations increase their knowledge about emergency...

Apr 08, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Webinar
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Announcing 2021 MRC Operational Readiness Awards- Round 2 Additional Funding

Applications due April 30.

Mar 29, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

2021 Preparedness Summit: Maternal and Child Health-Related Sessions

The full schedule of live and on-demand sessions for the 2021 Preparedness Summit is now available.

Mar 25, 2021 | Beth Hess

  • Tools & Resources
  • Hazards & Health Effects
  • Water Quality

Honoring Local Public Health on World Water Day

New resources on aquatic health and water, sanitation, and hygiene preparedness now available.

Mar 22, 2021 | Emily D'Angelo

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  • Emergency Response

NACCHO and ASTHO Embark on ‘Informing the Evolution’ of the Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) Program

This year, the CDC has tasked the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and Association of...

Mar 10, 2021 | Laura Phonharath

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...

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  • 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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