Preparedness Brief

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

  • Tools & Resources
  • Extreme Weather

Environmental Health Assessment Form for Disaster Shelters

During an emergency or disaster, shelters provide refuge for the general community and at-risk populations. The Centers...

Oct 01, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • Community Engagement

MMWR: Participation in Community Preparedness Programs in HSOs and FBOs

With training from health departments, human services organizations and houses of worship can be neighborhood assets in...

Sep 05, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • Water Quality

Apply for NACCHO’s 2019-2020 WASH Emergency Preparedness and Response Workgroup

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) is currently accepting applications for the...

Sep 03, 2019 | Michelle Shapiro

Hurricane Season Ready: Preparedness and Response Resources

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) is closely monitoring Hurricane Dorian and is...

Aug 28, 2019 | Katie Dwyer

Emergency Water Supply Planning Guide for Hospitals and Healthcare Facilities

During water system interruptions, the operation of healthcare facilities is severely interrupted and capability can be...

Aug 27, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

2019 Revision of Wildfire Smoke Guide Now Available

The 2019 update to Wildfire Smoke: A Guide for Public Health Officials (Wildfire Smoke Guide) is now available. The...

Aug 27, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Report: Mass Attacks in Public Spaces – 2018

This information was originally featured in a DHS press release. On July 9, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin...

Jul 18, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

EPIC Webinar: 2019 Hurricane Season

CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health joined the CDC EPIC Team to discuss health risks that hurricanes bring;...

Jul 18, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

CDC Laboratory Response Network Celebrates 20th Anniversary

2019 marks the 20th anniversary of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Laboratory Response Network...

Apr 30, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Funding Opportunity: CDC Public Health Emergency Preparedness & Response Applied Research

The CDC Center for Preparedness and Response (CPR) seeks proposals to conduct innovative research to improve the...

Apr 30, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

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...

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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...

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