Preparedness Brief

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

Coronavirus COVID 19
  • COVID-19
  • Webinar

Virtual Workshop: COVID-19 Medical Countermeasure Experiences and Lessons Learned

Join this workshop focused on monoclonal antibodies and oral therapeutics used for COVID-19.

Jul 13, 2022 | Beth Hess

Dawn O’Connell Sworn in as New ASPR

Dawn O’Connell was sworn in June 28 as the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' fourth Assistant Secretary for...

Jun 30, 2021 | Beth Hess

  • Webinar
  • Infectious Disease
  • Training

Webinar Recording: Highly Pathogenic Infectious Disease Training and Exercise Resources

On March 5, ASPR TRACIE and the National Ebola Training and Education Center (NETEC) hosted a webinar focused on Highly...

Mar 11, 2020 | Kim Rodgers

  • Global Health
  • Research & Reports

A World at Risk: Annual Report on Global Preparedness for Health Emergencies

For its first report, the Global Preparedness Monitoring Board (GPMB) reviewed recommendations from previous high-level...

Sep 30, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • Health Ethics & Law

Webinar Series: Legal Preparedness for Public Health Emergencies

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Governors Association, and American Bar Association announced...

Sep 19, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • Community Engagement

Article: Engaging with Community- and Faith-Based Organizations in Public Health Emergencies

Dr. Scott Santibanez, Associate Director for Science for CDC’s Division in Preparedness and Emerging Infections,...

Sep 17, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

  • Podcast

Podcast from Washington Features Shelly Schwedhelm, Executive Director for Emergency Management & Biopreparedness for Nebraska Medicine

In this week’s episode of Podcast from Washington, Eli Briggs and Ian Goldstein discuss breaking news, as the Food and...

Sep 12, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

CDC Laboratory Response Network Celebrates 20th Anniversary

2019 marks the 20th anniversary of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Laboratory Response Network...

Apr 30, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

Infectious Disease Preparedness: Reflections from CDC’s Pandemic Flu Exercise

This post originally appeared on NACCHO’s Essential Elements of Local Public Health blog.  On September 12-14,...

Oct 05, 2018 | Kim Rodgers

Ebola Outbreak in Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo

The CDC issued a Bulletin on September 13, 2018 regarding an outbreak of Ebola in the Eastern Democratic Republic of...

Sep 13, 2018 | Katie Dwyer

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...

NSRN logo
  • 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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