Preparedness Brief

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

  • Opportunity

Apply to be Your State’s Representative on the Preparedness Policy Advisory Group

NACCHO is accepting applications for the Preparedness Policy Advisory Group (PPAG).

Apr 12, 2021 | Beth Hess

  • Tools & Resources
  • Hazards & Health Effects
  • Water Quality

Honoring Local Public Health on World Water Day

New resources on aquatic health and water, sanitation, and hygiene preparedness now available.

Mar 22, 2021 | Emily D'Angelo

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  • COVID-19
  • Community Engagement
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Combating Social Isolation

Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) units are helping to combat social isolation virtually through call programs.

Dec 16, 2020 | Beth Hess

  • 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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  • Tools & Resources

National Preparedness Month 2020: Teach Youth About Preparedness

Week four of National Preparedness Month reminds us to include the whole family in disaster planning—including children...

Sep 23, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • Tools & Resources

National Preparedness Month 2020: Prepare for Disasters

Week three of National Preparedness Month is focused on knowing what kind of disasters you might face and preparing for...

Sep 16, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • Tools & Resources

National Preparedness Month 2020: Build a Kit

This second week of National Preparedness Month is a great time to build or update your kit.

Sep 09, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • Tools & Resources

National Preparedness Month 2020: Make a Plan

Before a disaster happens is the time to talk to your friends and family about how you will respond. During this, the...

Sep 01, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Engagement

Get Ready for Preparedness Month 2020!

National Preparedness Month is also an opportunity for local health departments and Medical Reserve Corps units to...

Aug 14, 2020 | Beth Hess

  • Awards & Recognition

NACCHO’s Project Public Health Ready Recognizes 26 Agencies

NACCHO’s Project Public Health Ready (PPHR) is pleased to recognize 26 agencies from eight states for their ability to...

Jul 30, 2020 | Beth Hess

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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