Preparedness Brief

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

Flu on Call: Increasing Access to Care and Treatment during Pandemic Influenza

Next year, 2018, will mark the 100th anniversary of the 1918 Influenza Pandemic (the so-called “Spanish Flu”),...

Aug 30, 2017 | Erin Roberts

Seeking Feedback from Local Health Departments on Prioritizing Critical Infrastructure Personnel for Influenza Response

NACCHO in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is developing resources to help local...

Nov 29, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

New Emergency Use Instructions Available for Doxycycline and Ciprofloxacin

In April 2016, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new Emergency Use Instructions (EUIs) for...

Jul 06, 2016 | Raymond Puerini

EPA Seeks Comments on Draft Drinking Water Guidance for Radiological Emergencies

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is holding an open comment period to begin the week of June 13-17, 2016 for...

Jun 09, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

FDA Extends Expiration Dates of Certain Lots of State and Local Held Doxycycline

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently released a memo indicating that six lots of Doxycycline Hyclate...

Jun 03, 2016 | Raymond Puerini

Draft Emergency Use Authorization Guidance Available for Public Health Stakeholder Comment

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently published updated draft guidance entitled ‘‘Emergency Use Authorization...

May 04, 2016 | Raymond Puerini

Community Planning Framework Available to Help with Medical Surge Planning

Medical surge – defined by the CDC as “the ability of a healthcare system to provide adequate medical care during...

Apr 07, 2016 | Stephen Maheux

Tornado and Extreme Weather Resources

Severe weather – including tornadoes, flooding, snow, and ice – ravaged many southern and mid-western states over the...

Dec 29, 2015 | Katie Dwyer

New Anthrax Clinical Guidance Released

On Friday, December 4, 2015, CDC released the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) with new clinical guidance...

Dec 07, 2015 | Raymond Puerini

Incorporating At-Risk Populations into Medical Countermeasure Planning

Defining “At-Risk” Populations  When asked to define which population groups are included under the...

Sep 15, 2015 | Raymond Puerini

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

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

  • 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

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