Preparedness Brief

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

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response

Strategies for Emergency Evacuation and Sheltering during the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Societal Experts Action Network (SEAN) of the National Academies has produced new guidance that explores how...

Feb 23, 2021 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response

COVID-19 Supplement for Planning Considerations: Evacuation and Shelter-in-Place

FEMA has released the "COVID-19 Supplement for Planning Considerations: Evacuation and Shelter-in-Place."

Sep 08, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • Tools & Resources

National Preparedness Month 2020: Make a Plan

Before a disaster happens is the time to talk to your friends and family about how you will respond. During this, the...

Sep 01, 2020 | Beth Hess

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  • 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

NACCHO/ASPR Announce 2019 National Health Security Award Winners

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and the Office of the Assistant Secretary for...

Jul 31, 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

Hurricane Florence Update and Resources

Refer to the following information for updates on Hurricane Florence and corresponding resources. Florence has been...

Sep 18, 2018 | Michelle

Wildfire Health and Safety Information and Resources

Local Health Departments’ Role in Wildfire Response Local health departments are life-saving first responders to...

Jun 27, 2018 | Katie Dwyer

Volcanic Activity in Hawaii – SITREP and Resources

SITREP (As of 5/21/18 @ 845 AM ET) NACCHO is monitoring the volcanic and earthquake activity in Hawaii. Volcanic unrest...

May 07, 2018 | Katie Dwyer

Flash Flooding and Mudslides in Southern California: SITREP and Resources

1/11/18 – Rain has subsided in Southern California and the National Weather Service is expecting clear weather...

Jan 10, 2018 | Katie Dwyer

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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