Preparedness Brief

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

  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response

Now Available: Federal School Safety Clearinghouse

The Federal School Safety Clearinghouse, SchoolSafety.gov, is a one-stop-shop of resources for Kindergarten through...

Feb 13, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Tools & Resources
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

New CLOUD Library Offers Curated Opioid Use Resources

State policymakers and other decision makers often struggle to make sense of an overwhelming amount of data about...

Jan 22, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Tools & Resources
  • Medical Countermeasures

Fact Sheet: Liability Protection for Public Health Partners

Private or public organizations can play a key role in a large-scale public health emergency by assisting public health...

Dec 16, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • Tools & Resources
  • Extreme Weather

EPA Launches SmokeSense Data Visualization Tool

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a new online tool called the Smoke Sense Data Visualization...

Nov 21, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • Tools & Resources
  • Extreme Weather

Online Course: Wildfire Smoke and Your Patients’ Health

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) partnered with the CDC to develop a new online course, Wildfire Smoke...

Nov 19, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • Tools & Resources
  • Influenza

Ending Pandemics: US Foreign Policy to Mitigate Today’s Major Killers, Tomorrow’s Outbreaks, and the Health Impacts of Climate Change

New pieces make the case that whomever is in the White House needs a proactive strategic initiative, based in global...

Oct 24, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • Tools & Resources
  • Communications & Public Relations

Communicating in a Crisis: Risk Communication Guidelines for Public Officials

Developed by SAMHSA, the guide provides public officials as well as others involved in disaster and emergency...

Oct 24, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • 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

  • Tools & Resources
  • Project Public Health Ready (PPHR)

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

  • Tools & Resources
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

New NACCHO Website Tool: The Opioid Epidemic Toolkit for Local Health Departments

NACCHO is featuring a new tool on its website, the Opioid Epidemic Toolkit for Local Health Departments, at...

Mar 21, 2019 | Andrea Grenadier

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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