Preparedness Brief

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

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COVID-19 News and Resources (Updated Weekly)

To support the role of local health departments (LHDs) in the COVID-19 response, NACCHO is compiling guidance/news,...

Mar 31, 2020
By Kim Rodgers

A World at Risk: Annual Report on Global Preparedness for Health Emergencies

For its first report, the Global Preparedness Monitoring Board (GPMB) reviewed recommendations from previous high-level...

Sep 30, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Eastern Equine Encephalitis: What to Know

Eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV) is a mosquito-borne virus that is rarely seen in humans. The mosquitoes that...

Sep 27, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

CDC Update: Lung Disease Associated with E-cigarette Use or Vaping (as of 10/29/2019)

In response to the multistate outbreak of lung injury associated with e-cigarette product use (e.g., devices, liquids,...

Sep 27, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

FREE Training: NCDMPH Disaster Health Curriculum

The National Center for Disaster Medicine & Public Health (NCDMPH) developed a free, online Disaster Health...

Sep 23, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Now Available: Newest Versions of Project Public Health Ready Criteria

This month, the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) released the newest versions of the...

Sep 19, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Webinar Series: Legal Preparedness for Public Health Emergencies

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Governors Association, and American Bar Association announced...

Sep 19, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

PanVax Tool: Improve Pandemic Influenza Emergency Vaccination Programs

CDC’s Division of Preparedness and Emerging Infections Health Economic Modeling Unit co-authored an...

Sep 17, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Article: Engaging with Community- and Faith-Based Organizations in Public Health Emergencies

Dr. Scott Santibanez, Associate Director for Science for CDC’s Division in Preparedness and Emerging Infections,...

Sep 17, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

National Preparedness Month 2019: Youth Preparedness

When developing preparedness plans for public health emergencies, it is important to remember that certain community...

Sep 16, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Podcast from Washington Features Shelly Schwedhelm, Executive Director for Emergency Management & Biopreparedness for Nebraska Medicine

In this week’s episode of Podcast from Washington, Eli Briggs and Ian Goldstein discuss breaking news, as the Food and...

Sep 12, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

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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

  • 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

  • Tools & Resources
  • Infectious Disease

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

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