Preparedness Brief

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

Drill Sharpens Response Time for Handling Flu Outbreak

Health officials in Delaware conducted a flu clinic at a Georgetown church on Oct. 24, vaccinating more than 100...

Nov 07, 2013 | Admin

Budget Cuts Reduce Pandemic Influenza Planning and Response Capacity

Since 2007, continued funding cuts have been impacting pandemic influenza planning and response in local health...

Oct 30, 2013 | Sara Rubin

This Emergency Will Be Tweeted: What Local Health Departments Need to Know About Social Media

With nearly three out of four American adults using social networking sites, first-hand reports on social media during...

Oct 17, 2013 | Frances Bevington

Pandemic Influenza Preparedness: Partnering With Schools

On any given day, educational institutions house more 20 percent of the United States population. This equates to more...

Oct 16, 2013 | Andy Roszak

NACCHO Staff Report: NIH Models of Infectious Disease Agent Study (MIDAS) 10th Anniversary Symposium

The National Institute of General Medical Sciences at NIH created an initiative called Modeling of Infectious Disease...

Oct 04, 2013 | Frances Bevington

Finney County Health Department Conducts Drive-thru Flu Clinic

Finney County Health Department in Kansas made a fall flu clinic into a preparedness exercise by using a drive-thru...

Oct 03, 2013 | Frances Bevington

Investing in Public Health Preparedness: Moving Beyond Our Reactionary Funding Cycle

Twelve years ago today, the United States experienced the worst terrorist attack on our soil, which since has shaped...

Sep 11, 2013 | Jack Herrmann

NACCHO’s National Preparedness Month Activities

September 2013 marks the tenth annual National Preparedness Month, and organizations across the United States will be...

Aug 19, 2013 | Frances Bevington

Partner Articles

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...

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...

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