Preparedness Brief

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

PFA Course web
  • Tools & Resources
  • Webinar
  • Mental Health
  • Workforce Development

New Course: Building Workforce Resilience through the Practice of Psychological First Aid

New course for leaders and teams: Building Workforce Resilience through the Practice of Psychological First Aid.

Sep 21, 2022 | Jessica Pryor

Radiation
  • Tools & Resources

Resources to Help You Prepare for a Radiation Emergency

State and local health departments have a responsibility to protect the health and safety of the populations they serve...

Mar 17, 2022 | Kathy Deffer

Call Web
  • COVID-19
  • Community Engagement
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Combating Social Isolation

Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) units are helping to combat social isolation virtually through call programs.

Dec 16, 2020 | Beth Hess

Hurricane Season Ready: Preparedness and Response Resources

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) is closely monitoring Hurricane Dorian and is...

Aug 28, 2019 | Katie Dwyer

  • Gun Violence

NACCHO Statement on the Borderline Bar and Grill Massacre

Twelve people, including a Ventura County sheriff’s sergeant, were killed in a gun massacre at the Borderline Bar and...

Nov 14, 2018 | Michelle

  • Press Release
  • Gun Violence

Statement on the Tree of Life Synagogue Massacre

Anti-Semitic acts have been increasing in the U.S., fueled by careless, incendiary, and conspiracy-fueled political and...

Oct 31, 2018 | Andrea Grenadier

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

Why Including a Behavioral Health Component to an Emergency Preparedness Plan is Critical

Behavioral health is an essential part of community resilience and recovery from traumatic events, after which...

May 21, 2018 | Michelle

Wildfires: Information and Resources for Preparedness, Response and Recovery

California’s fall fire season started on Oct. 1, and after only a week, more than a dozen wildfires raged across...

Oct 12, 2017 | Michelle

Ohio State University Incident: Preparedness Resources for Addressing Active Shooter Events

Based on the recent reports from several media outlets, a knife attack occurred yesterday morning on the Ohio State...

Nov 29, 2016 | Anastasia Sonneman

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...

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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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