Preparedness Brief

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

New Dates Available: Strategic National Stockpile Operations Course

Additional sessions of the Strategic National Stockpile (SNS) Operations Course have been scheduled for August 19...

May 30, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

FDA Publishes Guidance on Extending Expiration Dates of Doxycycline in Strategic Stockpiles

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has published its final guidance “Extending Expiration Dates of Doxycycline...

Apr 30, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

NACCHO Releases Guide for Medical Countermeasure Coordinators

Medical countermeasures (MCM) coordinators who are new to their role have a particularly steep learning curve to become...

Jun 13, 2018 | Raymond Puerini

Webinar on Regulatory Considerations for Strategic National Stockpile Products Now Available

A recording of the CDC Division of Strategic National Stockpile’s (DSNS) webinar “Regulatory Considerations for the Use...

May 08, 2018 | Raymond Puerini

Be Prepared for Radiation Emergencies

“Failing to plan is planning to fail:” This saying applies to many aspects of preparedness, including radiation...

Nov 30, 2017 | Michelle

Exercise Resources Released for Pandemic Medical Countermeasure Risk Communications

The Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security released an exercise scenario resource that examines risk communication...

Oct 25, 2017 | Raymond Puerini

Accessing Resources and Technical Assistance through CDC’s New On-TRAC Portal

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently launched the Online Technical Resource and Assistance...

May 24, 2017 | Raymond Puerini

New FDA Draft Guidance: Extended Expiration Dating for Doxycycline

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently published new draft guidance, titled: “Extending Expiration Dates of...

May 08, 2017 | Raymond Puerini

Enhance Your Medical Countermeasure Knowledge at the 2017 Preparedness Summit

Federal guidance and assessment methods for medical countermeasure (MCM) planning have progressively expanded over the...

Mar 31, 2017 | Raymond Puerini

Behind the Scenes: Development of New Medical Countermeasure Resource

In late January, the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) Division of State and Local Readiness convened...

Mar 06, 2017 | 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

  • 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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