ASTHO’s Directors of Public Health Preparedness Annual Meeting

On October 24-26th, 2017, the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) hosted the annual Directors of Public...

Oct 30, 2017 | Katie Dwyer

  • ASPR and NACCHO Work to Advance National Health Security through Local Stakeholder...

    National health security (NHS) refers to the level of national preparedness and resiliency in the face of health threats or incidents...

    Sep 06, 2017 | Danielle Chatelain

  • Multiple Petya Ransomware Infections Reported

    US-CERT has received multiple reports of Petya ransomware infections occurring in networks in many countries around the world....

    Jun 27, 2017 | Katie Dwyer

  • Emerging MCM Practices Revealed at the ASPR Regional Summits

    By Raymond Purerini, NACCHO Senior Program Analyst Throughout the month of August the Office of the Assistant Secretary for...

    Oct 14, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • Healthcare and Public Health Sector Government Coordinating Council Meeting

    On April 22 and 23, the Office of Critical Infrastructure Protection within the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and...

    Apr 28, 2015 | Katie Dwyer

  • CDC Quarterly Partner Meeting

    CDC convened its second of four public health preparedness and response partner meetings on November 6. The purpose of the meeting was...

    Nov 13, 2014 | Scott Fisher

  • ASTHO Directors of Public Health Preparedness Meeting

    NACCHO staff participated in the Directors of Public Health Preparedness meeting in Washington, DC, October 7-9. The purpose of the...

    Oct 10, 2014 | Scott Fisher

  • NACCHO Staff Attend IOM Vector-Borne Disease Workshop

    NACCHO staff from both the Environmental Health Team and Infectious Disease Team attended an Institute of Medicine (IOM) Forum on...

    Sep 25, 2014 | Lisa Brown

  • ASTHO’s Directors of Public Health Preparedness Annual Meeting

    On October 24-26th, 2017, the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) hosted the annual Directors of Public Health Preparedness (DPHP) Annual Meeting. The meeting brings together preparedness directors from the states and directly funded cities as well as federal agencies and partner organizations to discuss state-level preparedness priorities. Topics discussed included...

    Oct 30, 2017 | Katie Dwyer

    ASPR and NACCHO Work to Advance National Health Security through Local Stakeholder Engagement

    National health security (NHS) refers to the level of national preparedness and resiliency in the face of health threats or incidents with potentially negative health consequences.  Such threats include incidents like severe weather, infectious disease outbreaks, hazardous material exposure, or acts of terrorism, each of which, whether naturally occurring or human-made, can result in widespread...

    Sep 06, 2017 | Danielle Chatelain

    Multiple Petya Ransomware Infections Reported

    US-CERT has received multiple reports of Petya ransomware infections occurring in networks in many countries around the world. Ransomware is a type of malicious software that infects a computer and restricts users’ access to the infected machine until a ransom is paid to unlock it. Individuals and organizations are discouraged from paying the ransom, as this does […]

    Jun 27, 2017 | Katie Dwyer

    Emerging MCM Practices Revealed at the ASPR Regional Summits

    By Raymond Purerini, NACCHO Senior Program Analyst Throughout the month of August the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) hosted six regional medical countermeasure (MCM) summits across different regions of the nation including San Diego, CA, Providence, RI, Washington, DC, Salt Lake City, UT, Oklahoma City, OK, and Kansas City, MO. […]

    Oct 14, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

    Healthcare and Public Health Sector Government Coordinating Council Meeting

    On April 22 and 23, the Office of Critical Infrastructure Protection within the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response convened the Healthcare and Public Health (HPH) Government Coordinating Council (GCC). The focus of the meeting was broadening and strengthening partnerships to enhance critical infrastructure security and resilience. GCC members discussed the Emergency...

    Apr 28, 2015 | Katie Dwyer

    CDC Quarterly Partner Meeting

    CDC convened its second of four public health preparedness and response partner meetings on November 6. The purpose of the meeting was to provide updates on key preparedness initiatives happening at CDC and the various national association partners, including the American Academy of Pediatrics, Association of Public Health Laboratories, Association of State and Territorial Health […]

    Nov 13, 2014 | Scott Fisher

    ASTHO Directors of Public Health Preparedness Meeting

    NACCHO staff participated in the Directors of Public Health Preparedness meeting in Washington, DC, October 7-9. The purpose of the meeting was to allow for the preparedness directors from state health departments to engage with the leadership of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Division of State and Local Readiness and the Office of […]

    Oct 10, 2014 | Scott Fisher

    NACCHO Staff Attend IOM Vector-Borne Disease Workshop

    NACCHO staff from both the Environmental Health Team and Infectious Disease Team attended an Institute of Medicine (IOM) Forum on Microbial Threats Workshop titled, “Vector-Borne Diseases: Exploring the Environmental, Ecological, and Health Connections” on September 16 and 17. This two-day workshop highlighted recent developments in the incidence and prevalence of vector-borne...

    Sep 25, 2014 | Lisa Brown

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