Preparedness Brief

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

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Extreme Weather

NACCHO Releases New COVID-19 Resource Library for Environmental Health Professionals

NACCHO has compiled evergreen resources from their federal, state, and local partners, as well as from non-governmental...

Apr 28, 2021 | Emily D'Angelo

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

Health Security Forecasters Needed for a Collective Intelligence Project

The Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security is launching the second round of its public health crowd-sourcing effort,...

Jul 16, 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

Key Messages and Resources for Hurricane Preparedness and Response

NACCHO is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Assistant Secretary for Preparedness...

Oct 04, 2017 | Katie Dwyer

Summer is Here and So are the Mosquitoes: Why Local Vector Control is Key to Combating Zika

As temperatures rise well above 50 degrees throughout much of the country, mosquito season is in full swing, meaning...

Jul 31, 2017 | Chelsea Gridley-Smith

Explore Public Health Law & Preparedness at the 2017 Preparedness Summit

Public health law, whether at the federal, state, or local level, plays a critical role in shaping how local health...

Apr 12, 2017 | Geoffrey Mwaungulu, Jr.

NACCHO Report: Vector Control Assessment in Zika Virus Priority Jurisdictions

NACCHO, in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control Prevention (CDC), has released a summary of findings...

Feb 27, 2017 | Chelsea Gridley-Smith

Prepare Locally: Leveraging the Medical Reserve Corps as a Local Response Resource

By Katherine Deffer, NACCHO Senior Program Analyst In commemoration of National Preparedness Month, the Centers for...

Sep 16, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

Taking a Global Approach to Preparedness

By Chelsea Gridley-Smith, PhD, NACCHO Program Analyst In commemoration of National Preparedness Month, the Centers for...

Sep 02, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

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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