Preparedness Brief

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

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  • COVID-19
  • Funding Opportunity
  • Medical Reserve Corps

NACCHO Accepting Applications for Medical Reserve Corps COVID-19 Respond, Innovate, Sustain, and Equip (RISE) Awards

Applications due Friday, September 16.

Aug 08, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • Medical Reserve Corps

Partners in Community Response: Universities and the Medical Reserve Corps

See how universities and Medical Reserve Corps units can work together to support their communities.

Jul 25, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • Medical Reserve Corps

Working with Elected Officials to Recognize Volunteers

See how the Bucks County Medical Reserve Corps in Pennsylvania worked with its local elected officials to recognize...

Jun 16, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • Medical Reserve Corps

Leveraging the Talents of a Scalable, Multi-Functional Unit

While continuing to provide COVID-19 support, the Rhode Island Medical Reserve Corps is also looking ahead to what...

May 18, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • Medical Reserve Corps

Celebrating MRC Volunteers

In celebration of National Volunteer Week, we are highlighting just a few of the more than 300,000 volunteers who have...

Apr 21, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Medical Reserve Corps Unit Develops In-Field Resource for Volunteers

In response to the need for a quick and accessible tool to help volunteers in the field as they deploy in support of a...

Mar 16, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Helping Senior Citizens to Build Resilience

To improve quality of life and health outcomes during the pandemic, the Franklin MRC developed its Senior Citizen...

Feb 18, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • Funding Opportunity
  • Medical Reserve Corps

NACCHO Accepting Applications for Medical Reserve Corps COVID-19 Respond, Innovate, Sustain, and Equip (RISE) Awards

Applications due March 4.

Feb 09, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • Medical Reserve Corps
  • Opioid Overdose Epidemic

Combating the Opioid Epidemic

The New Mexico Integrative Wellness Medical Reserve Corps has taken steps to combat the opioid epidemic in their...

Jan 19, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Immunization
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Partnering with Elementary Schools to Provide COVID-19 Vaccination

The Norfolk Medical Reserve Corps spent a week in their local elementary schools providing a first dose of the COVID-19...

Dec 15, 2021 | Beth Hess

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

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...

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