Preparedness Brief

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

MRC 20th
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Medical Reserve Corps

In celebration of the Medical Reserve Corps' 20 years of service to the country, read stories from those with the...

Sep 21, 2022 | Beth Hess

MRC Thank You Web
  • 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

2022 Network Profile Cover web
  • Press Release
  • Medical Reserve Corps

New Report: The National Association of County and City Health Officials Releases the 2020 Network Profile of the Medical Reserve Corps (MRC)

Report highlights 800,000+ hours of MRC volunteer support to address the COVID-19 pandemic

Nov 24, 2021 | Beth Hess

Williamson web
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Sustaining and Engaging Volunteers

COVID-19 brought an influx of volunteers to many Medical Reserve Corps units. As pandemic-related missions shift in...

Jul 21, 2021 | Beth Hess

MRC Los Angeles web
  • COVID-19
  • Immunization
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Meeting COVID-19 Vaccination Needs

This month we highlight two MRC units supporting large-scale vaccination clinics in their communities.

May 19, 2021 | Beth Hess

  • Tools & Resources
  • Hazards & Health Effects
  • Water Quality

Honoring Local Public Health on World Water Day

New resources on aquatic health and water, sanitation, and hygiene preparedness now available.

Mar 22, 2021 | Emily D'Angelo

Delaware County MRC Web
  • COVID-19
  • Immunization
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Scaling Up to Meet COVID-19 Vaccination Needs

As a greater supply of COVID-19 vaccine becomes available, Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) units are ramping up their...

Mar 17, 2021 | Beth Hess

November Feature Web
  • COVID-19
  • Immunization
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Preparing for Mass Vaccination Whatever the Weather

While the timing of COVID-19 vaccine availability is still unknown, Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) units and health...

Nov 19, 2020 | 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

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

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...

2020 04 27 15 21 31 COVID 19 Alternate Care Site Resources ASPR TRACIE
  • 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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