Preparedness Brief

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

National Strategy for COVID19 Response

Health Security Issues of Concern from the Federal Government Perspective

The COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated that there are areas for improvement across our national strategies and has...

Nov 10, 2021 | Shanlynn Bias

2020 Recap Graphic website
  • Training

Recap: 2020 Preparedness Summit

On August 25-27, 2020, more than 1,300 attendees—who work in all levels of government (local, state, and federal),...

Aug 28, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • Emergency Response
  • Infectious Disease
  • Opportunity

National Student Response Network Linking Volunteers to Health Departments

The National Student Response Network (NSRN) is fielding the volunteer needs of hospitals and public health departments...

May 20, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response
  • Epidemiology
  • Global Health

COVID-19 Resources for Local Health Departments (April 13-17)

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

Apr 29, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response
  • Infectious Disease

COVID-19 Resources for Local Health Departments (March 30-April 3)

March 30, 2020 CDC Updates (https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/)  COVID-19 Patient Impact and Hospital...

Apr 02, 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

Hurricane Season Ready: Preparedness and Response Resources

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) is closely monitoring Hurricane Dorian and is...

Aug 28, 2019 | 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

National Preparedness Month Spotlight: Vulnerable Populations

As local health departments (LHDs) take part in National Preparedness Month activities with their communities, it’s...

Sep 26, 2017

Engage with the Medical Reserve Corps at the 2017 Preparedness Summit

By Brennan J. Leddy, M.A.Ed, Communications Specialist, Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Program, Assistant Secretary for...

Apr 17, 2017 | Guest Author

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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