Rural Public Health Preparedness Collaborative Inaugural Meeting (January 2018)

The Rural Public Health Preparedness Collaborative (the “Collaborative”) held its first meeting on January 8, 2018. The...

Jan 10, 2018 | Katie Dwyer

  • Now Accepting Applications for the WASH Emergency Preparedness and Response Workgroup

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

    Nov 01, 2017

  • October 2017 Preparedness Policy Advisory Group Report

    On October 11, NACCHO’s Preparedness Policy Advisory Group (PPAG) met for its monthly meeting. The focus of the meeting was on a...

    Oct 12, 2017 | Katie Dwyer

  • June 2017 Preparedness Policy Advisory Group Report

    In June, the PPAG welcomed five new members representing local public health in Alabama, Kentucky, New Mexico, Alaska, and Indiana....

    Jul 11, 2017 | Katie Dwyer

  • Preparedness Planning, Outcomes, and Measures (PPOM) Workgroup March 2017 Report

    The Preparedness Planning, Outcomes, and Measures (PPOM) Workgroup held its monthly call on March 28, 2017. Representatives from...

    Apr 17, 2017 | Sarah Summers

  • Preparedness Planning, Outcomes, and Measures (PPOM) Workgroup February 2017 Report

    The Preparedness Planning, Outcomes, and Measures (PPOM) Workgroup held its monthly call on February 28, 2017. The workgroup discussed...

    Mar 13, 2017 | Sarah Summers

  • Preparedness Planning, Outcomes, and Measures (PPOM) Workgroup January 2017 Report

    The Preparedness Planning, Outcomes, and Measures (PPOM) Workgroup held its monthly call on January 24, 2017. The workgroup received...

    Feb 08, 2017 | Sarah Summers

  • November 2016 Incident Management Workgroup Report

    The fourth meeting of the 2016-2017 project year was held on November 28, 2016. The call’s primary aim was assigning workgroup...

    Dec 13, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

  • November 2016 Preparedness Policy Advisory Group (PPAG) Report

    The Preparedness Policy Advisory Group (PPAG) held its four call of the year on November 9, 2016. The meeting’s central presentation...

    Dec 13, 2016 | Porschea Lewis

  • Rural Public Health Preparedness Collaborative Inaugural Meeting (January 2018)

    The Rural Public Health Preparedness Collaborative (the “Collaborative”) held its first meeting on January 8, 2018. The Collaborative was established to provide a forum for local health departments from rural and frontier communities to collaborate, network, and inform national preparedness policy and practice. The Collaborative members include 20 individuals representing local and...

    Jan 10, 2018 | Katie Dwyer

    Now Accepting Applications for the WASH Emergency Preparedness and Response Workgroup

    The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) is currently accepting applications for the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Emergency Preparedness and Response Workgroup. In the event of a hurricane, flood, chemical spill, or water contamination, clean and safe water may be unavailable and fail to meet drinking, sanitation, and hygiene needs. Community […]

    Nov 01, 2017

    October 2017 Preparedness Policy Advisory Group Report

    On October 11, NACCHO’s Preparedness Policy Advisory Group (PPAG) met for its monthly meeting. The focus of the meeting was on a document developed by NACCHO and the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (NACCHO) to support state and local preparedness officials conduct extended medical countermeasure distribution and dispensing, which was developed to complete recent...

    Oct 12, 2017 | Katie Dwyer

    June 2017 Preparedness Policy Advisory Group Report

    In June, the PPAG welcomed five new members representing local public health in Alabama, Kentucky, New Mexico, Alaska, and Indiana. NACCHO’s Government Affairs team provided an overview of legislative and policy updates including the FY18 budget request, efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, and potential impacts to the Hospital Preparedness Program and […]

    Jul 11, 2017 | Katie Dwyer

    Preparedness Planning, Outcomes, and Measures (PPOM) Workgroup March 2017 Report

    The Preparedness Planning, Outcomes, and Measures (PPOM) Workgroup held its monthly call on March 28, 2017. Representatives from National Health Security Preparedness Index (NHSPI) made a brief presentation including history and background of the index and provided an update on the newest release of the index.  NHSPI also provided information on their Preparedness Innovator Challenge, […]

    Apr 17, 2017 | Sarah Summers

    Preparedness Planning, Outcomes, and Measures (PPOM) Workgroup February 2017 Report

    The Preparedness Planning, Outcomes, and Measures (PPOM) Workgroup held its monthly call on February 28, 2017. The workgroup discussed proposed updates to the public health preparedness planning policy statement. Senior Director for Preparedness, Laura Biesiadecki, joined the call to discuss PAHPRA reauthorization and planned town halls at the 2017 Preparedness Summit in April.  Workgroup members...

    Mar 13, 2017 | Sarah Summers

    Preparedness Planning, Outcomes, and Measures (PPOM) Workgroup January 2017 Report

    The Preparedness Planning, Outcomes, and Measures (PPOM) Workgroup held its monthly call on January 24, 2017. The workgroup received an update on the administrative preparedness demonstration site project. The PPOM Workgroup Chair, Melissa Marquis, provided an overview of the National Health Security Preparedness Index (NHSPI) and the current discussion regarding 2017 data and any new […]

    Feb 08, 2017 | Sarah Summers

    November 2016 Incident Management Workgroup Report

    The fourth meeting of the 2016-2017 project year was held on November 28, 2016. The call’s primary aim was assigning workgroup members to complete “resource scans,” identifying best practices and possible partnerships with various colleges/universities, businesses, or K-12 schools, an essential goal of the work plan. Additionally, a collective workgroup interest was determined during the...

    Dec 13, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

    November 2016 Preparedness Policy Advisory Group (PPAG) Report

    The Preparedness Policy Advisory Group (PPAG) held its four call of the year on November 9, 2016. The meeting’s central presentation featured, Christine Kosmos and Todd Talbert, representing the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Division of State and Local Readiness (DSLR). They began with an informational update on the Public Health Emergency Preparedness […]

    Dec 13, 2016 | Porschea Lewis

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