Preparedness Brief

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

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response
  • Health Equity & Social Justice

Call for Resources: Infection Prevention and Control Materials Developed by Local Health Departments for Training Frontline Healthcare and Public Health Workforce

NACCHO, in partnership with the CDC, is is gathering infection prevention and control (IPC) materials and training...

Feb 18, 2021

  • Health & Disability
  • Opportunity

2021 Technical Assistance Available to Support Disability Inclusion Efforts

NACCHO’s Health and Disability Program is currently accepting applications through February 19th, 2021 for its Health...

Dec 17, 2020 | Sara Lyons

  • COVID-19
  • Health & Disability

Request for Proposals: Technical Assistance Consultant for the Addressing Needs of People with Disabilities in COVID-19 Local Preparedness Planning, Mitigation and Recovery Efforts Project

NACCHO is seeking a qualified consultant to provide technical support and guidance to local health department awardees...

Dec 09, 2020 | Sara Lyons

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  • Infectious Disease

CDC Updates: Novel Coronavirus Monitoring & Preparedness

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is closely monitoring an outbreak caused by a novel (new)...

Jan 21, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Call for Comments
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

Call for Comments: Community-Based Response to Drug Overdoses (CReDO)

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has sent a New Project Initiation Request to the NFPA Standards Council...

Oct 29, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Infectious Disease Preparedness: Reflections from CDC’s Pandemic Flu Exercise

This post originally appeared on NACCHO’s Essential Elements of Local Public Health blog.  On September 12-14,...

Oct 05, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

Project Public Health Ready’s New Support Response Agency Criteria Now Includes Regional Agency Models

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) kicked off the Project Public Health Ready (PPHR)...

Jan 16, 2018 | Michelle

CDC Training and Technical Assistance Now Available to Support State and Local ORRs

State and local health departments beginning their operational readiness review (ORR) process can refer to CDC’s ORR...

Dec 19, 2017 | Raymond Puerini

Seeking Local Health Offical Input: Research on Healthcare Coalition Response

NACCHO will be conducting key informant interviews in July and early August to develop an understanding of healthcare...

Jun 27, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

FEMA Seeks Feedback: National Incident Management System Resources

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is seeking public comment on several newly released drafts of...

May 30, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

Partner Articles

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  • 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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