Preparedness Brief

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

2022 Nat Prep Report
  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Emergency Response

FEMA Releases the 2022 National Preparedness Report

Report reveals the impacts that climate change and associated natural disasters continue to have on emergency...

Jan 11, 2023 | Beth Hess

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  • Climate Change
  • Opportunity

Now Open: 2023 Urban Heat Island Mapping Campaign Applications

Applications due December 16.

Nov 17, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • Podcast

NACCHO Podcast: The Future of Public Health Emergency Preparedness

Communications Specialist Beth Hess speaks with Ben Robison, Health Commissioner for the Wood County Health Department...

Sep 29, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • Community Engagement
  • Community Resilience
  • Climate Change

City of Somerville Hosts Year-Round Preparedness Initiative

The City of Somerville's “Keep Cool Somerville” initiative works to improve community resilience to extreme heat.

Sep 26, 2022 | Beth Hess

  • 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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  • Tools & Resources

FEMA Updates State and Local Mitigation Planning Policy Guides

FEMA has updated its state and local mitigation planning policy guides to reflect programmatic and administrative...

Apr 19, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Water Quality

Supporting Local Health Departments Responding to Water Emergencies

World Water Day (March 22) is a universal occasion to recognize the importance of water, sanitation, and hygiene...

Mar 22, 2022 | Anu Varma

  • Tools & Resources
  • Climate Change
  • Training

Join us for a Climate for Health Ambassadors Training at the 2022 Preparedness Summit

NACCHO is partnering with Climate for Health and ecoAmerica to offer an interactive conference workshop on Tuesday,...

Mar 17, 2022

Collaboration

Looking to the Future: Informing Development of the 2023-2026 NHSS

As chief health strategists, local health departments (LHDs) must be empowered to cultivate relationships with...

Jan 06, 2022 | Shanlynn Bias, Kathy Deffer, Adriane Casalotti

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Examining the National Health Security Strategy Through a Local Health Department Lens

COVID-19 has highlighted health security challenges that need to be addressed in future national strategies, and...

Sep 28, 2021 | Shanlynn Bias

Partner Articles

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization

NACCHO Recognizes Second Anniversary of First COVID-19...

NACCHO and leading partners recognize December 14, 2022 as the two-year...

Dec 15, 2022 | Nicholas Holmes

NACCHO Recognizes Second Anniversary of First COVID-19...

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

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...

  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response
  • Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP)
  • Water Quality

Emergency Water Supply Planning Guide for Hospitals and...

During water system interruptions, the operation of healthcare facilities is...

Aug 27, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Emergency Water Supply Planning Guide for Hospitals and...

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