Preparedness Brief

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

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  • Community Engagement

Mid-Ohio Valley Health Department Hosts Month of Preparedness Events

The Mid-Ohio Valley Health Department is hosting a series of classes for its community throughout September.

Sep 22, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response

Effective Assessments of Disaster Shelters During COVID-19: CDC Guidance and Resources for Local Health Departments

National Hurricane Preparedness Week (May 9 – 15, 2021).

May 11, 2021 | Guest Author, Emily D'Angelo

  • 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

Hurrican prep
  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response

National Hurricane Preparedness Week 2020

Hurricane Preparedness Week, May 3-9, provides an opportunity for people across the country to prepare now for...

May 07, 2020 | Beth Hess

Podcast from Washington: Preparedness Lessons from Hurricane Harvey

In this week’s episode of Podcast from Washington, Ian Goldstein and Eli Briggs discuss the public health...

Jun 28, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

National Hurricane Preparedness Week 2019

Each year, National Hurricane Preparedness Week encourages people across the U.S. to start preparing for hurricane...

May 07, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Governor Baker Proclaims Saturday, April 6 as Massachusetts Medical Reserve Corps Day!

Below is a press release published on March 29, 2019 by the Town of Westford Board of Health in Massachussetts. On...

Apr 05, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

USDA Offers Food Safety Tips for Areas Affected by “Bomb Cyclone”

In response to the “bomb cyclone” in the Midwest, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food...

Mar 18, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

EPA Sharing Emergency Response Tools and Case Studies at 2019 Preparedness Summit

This blog post was written by: Dr. Sarah Taft, Division Director (Acting) for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency...

Mar 14, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

NACCHO Activates for Hurricanes: Information and Resources

As of 9/26/18 NACCHO deactivated its incident command for hurricane Florence. We continue to engage with federal and...

Sep 13, 2018 | Katie Dwyer

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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