Preparedness Brief

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

  • COVID-19
  • Emergency Response
  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious Disease

COVID-19 Resources for Local Health Departments (June 8-12)

This blog highlights COVID-19 guidance/news, tools and resources, and training opportunities that NACCHO compiled...

Jun 12, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • COVID-19
  • Infectious Disease

COVID-19 Healthcare Planning Checklist

Planning for a potential emerging infectious disease pandemic, like COVID-19, is critical to protecting the health and...

Mar 31, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Influenza

Health Care Coalition Influenza Pandemic Checklist

Developed by the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR), the Health Care Coalition...

Dec 16, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Ending Pandemics: US Foreign Policy to Mitigate Today’s Major Killers, Tomorrow’s Outbreaks, and the Health Impacts of Climate Change

New pieces make the case that whomever is in the White House needs a proactive strategic initiative, based in global...

Oct 24, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

A World at Risk: Annual Report on Global Preparedness for Health Emergencies

For its first report, the Global Preparedness Monitoring Board (GPMB) reviewed recommendations from previous high-level...

Sep 30, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

PanVax Tool: Improve Pandemic Influenza Emergency Vaccination Programs

CDC’s Division of Preparedness and Emerging Infections Health Economic Modeling Unit co-authored an...

Sep 17, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Participants from Local Health Departments Needed for Mass Vaccination Planning Research

NACCHO is working with the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security in an effort to characterize readiness and...

Nov 13, 2018 | Raymond Puerini

Interim Updated Planning Guidance on Allocating and Targeting Pandemic Influenza Vaccine

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Interim Updated Planning Guidance on Allocating and Targeting...

Nov 08, 2018 | Michelle

CDC Releases Updated Public Health Emergency Preparedness Capabilities for State and Local Public Health

On October 25, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released the 2018 Public Health Emergency...

Oct 30, 2018 | Katie Dwyer

Infectious Disease Preparedness: Reflections from CDC’s Pandemic Flu Exercise

This post originally appeared on NACCHO’s Essential Elements of Local Public Health blog.  On September 12-14,...

Oct 05, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

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

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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

  • 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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