Preparedness Brief

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

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  • COVID-19
  • Emergency Response
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Rapid Deployment of Northern Virginia MRC Volunteers Supports Evacuees Arriving from Afghanistan

When the call went out last month for Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) volunteers to support American and Afghan evacuees...

Sep 08, 2021 | Beth Hess

Webinar
  • Webinar

Webinar: Proposed Limits on Public Health Authority: Dangerous for Public Health

Join this webinar on Tuesday, June 8, 2:00-3:00 pm ET.

Jun 03, 2021 | Beth Hess

Governor Baker Proclaims Saturday, April 6 as Massachusetts Medical Reserve Corps Day!

Below is a press release published on March 29, 2019 by the Town of Westford Board of Health in Massachussetts. On...

Apr 05, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Health Department Leaders Come to Washington

On Wednesday, over 80 local, state, and territorial health officials from across the country met with members of...

Mar 18, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Resources for Preventing Measles in Your Jurisdiction

Preliminary data reported to CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases show that, from Jan. 1 to...

Feb 27, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Measles: An Ongoing Challenge to Prevent and Control Reintroduction Outbreaks

Since measles was eliminated from the United States in 2000, efforts to control reintroduction outbreaks have faced a...

Jan 18, 2018 | Michelle

Managing Disease Outbreaks of Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

Safe, effective, life-saving – the benefits of vaccines for protecting public health are numerous and robust. Yet, in...

Mar 06, 2017 | Kim Rodgers

NACCHO Honors Local Health Departments: Exemplary Emergency Preparedness Model and Promising Practices

By Chelsea Gridley-Smith, NACCHO Program Analyst By creating the Model Practice and Promising Practice Program, the...

Nov 11, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

Being Prepared to Respond

By Sarah Summers, MPH, NACCHO Senior Program Analyst In commemoration of National Preparedness Month, the Centers for...

Sep 08, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

“Not if, but When”: Experts Share Latest Zika Response Activities

By Andrea Grenadier, Communications Specialist, NACCHO Representatives from major public health organizations addressed...

May 02, 2016 | Mary Hodges

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

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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