Preparedness Brief

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

MRC Los Angeles web
  • COVID-19
  • Immunization
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Meeting COVID-19 Vaccination Needs

This month we highlight two MRC units supporting large-scale vaccination clinics in their communities.

May 19, 2021 | Beth Hess

Delaware County MRC Web
  • COVID-19
  • Immunization
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Scaling Up to Meet COVID-19 Vaccination Needs

As a greater supply of COVID-19 vaccine becomes available, Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) units are ramping up their...

Mar 17, 2021 | Beth Hess

MRC Dental Dr Garry Schulte web
  • COVID-19
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Fostering Health Equity

As the Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) network gears up to offer vaccination point of dispensing (POD) sites throughout the...

Feb 17, 2021 | Beth Hess

  • Tobacco-Use Prevention

CDC Update: Lung Disease Associated with E-cigarette Use or Vaping (as of 10/29/2019)

In response to the multistate outbreak of lung injury associated with e-cigarette product use (e.g., devices, liquids,...

Sep 27, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Call for ‘Second Wednesday Webinar’ Presenters

The CDC’s Division of State and Local Readiness (DSLR) seeks local and state health department staff to serve as 2018...

Oct 06, 2017 | Raymond Puerini

Inside My NACCHO Fellowship Experience: Attending the 2017 Preparedness Summit

By Tara Lutz, MPH, CHES, NACCHO Health and Disability Fellow As a NACCHO fellow I had the opportunity to attend one...

Jul 27, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

Online Training: RealOpt© for Point of Dispensing

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Division of State and Local Readiness (DSLR) training team is...

Jan 03, 2017 | Raymond Puerini

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...

Oct 14, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

Partnering with Meals on Wheels for Emergency Response

Meals on Wheels as a Response Partner During public health emergencies there are many individuals with access and...

Aug 08, 2016 | Raymond Puerini

Accessible, Multi-Language Behavioral Health Videos for Use at Response Sites

NACCHO, in collaboration with the Northeast Texas Public Health District and the City of El Paso Department of Public...

Aug 02, 2016 | Raymond Puerini

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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