Preparedness Brief

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

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  • Medical Reserve Corps

Saying Thank You to Volunteers

See how the Southwest Virginia Medical Reserve Corps uses painted rocks to express appreciation to its volunteers.

Nov 16, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
  • Opportunity

NACCHO Recruiting Members for Virtual Learning Collaborative for the Inclusion of MCH Populations in Preparedness and Response

NACCHO is recruiting members for a Virtual Learning Collaborative to develop and train maternal-child health and...

Oct 12, 2022 | Elana Filipos

  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Health & Disability

Preparing People with Disabilities for Climate Change: How They Intersect and How Local Health Departments Can Help

Learn why having the voices of people with disabilities directly at the table and in the conversation will help to...

Jun 23, 2022 | Guest Author

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  • Opportunity

Opportunity to Participate in Disaster Waste Management Study

The EPA invites state and local professionals involved with disasters in different capacities to share their...

Dec 06, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response
  • Extreme Weather

New, Illustrated Advice on Sheltering-in-Place Available

FEMA has released new pictograms to learn where to go, what to do, and how long you should shelter-in-place for 10...

Jul 06, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • Medical Reserve Corps

Addressing the Needs of Pets During an Emergency

This Pet Preparedness Month, we are highlighting three veterinary Medical Reserve Corps units who received Operational...

Jun 21, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Fostering Volunteer Resiliency

Weekly since March the Southwest Virginia Medical Reserve Corps Resiliency Team has sent unit volunteers a mental...

Oct 28, 2020 | Beth Hess

  • Behavioral Health
  • Emergency Response
  • Opportunity

SAMHSA Announces Disaster Response Grant Programs

SAMHSA is accepting applications for two separate Disaster Response Grant Programs – School-Based Services and Services...

Jan 15, 2020 | 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

Gear Up for Preparedness Month 2019!

National Preparedness Month provides local health department (LHD) and Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Unit leaders, staff,...

Aug 27, 2019 | 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

  • 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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