Preparedness Brief

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

Abstracts web
  • Community Resilience
  • Emergency Response
  • Health Equity & Social Justice
  • Medical Reserve Corps

Now Accepting Abstracts: 2023 Preparedness Summit

Submit an abstract by October 24.

Sep 22, 2022 | Beth Hess

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

Stopthe Bleed web
  • Tools & Resources
  • Medical Reserve Corps
  • Gun Violence

Equipping the Community to Respond to an Active Shooter

The Medical Reserve Corps of SW Vermont has developed a training and resources to help individuals respond to an active...

Aug 22, 2022 | Beth Hess

PS22 Blog new Date
  • Opportunity

Opportunity: Contribute to the Preparedness Summit Health Security Journal Supplement

The Preparedness Summit Planning Committee is soliciting submissions for a special supplement of the Health Security...

Jul 28, 2022 | Beth Hess

Covid
  • COVID-19
  • Infectious Disease
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
  • Research & Reports

A COVID-19 Hotwash with Local Health Department Directors and Staff

NACCHO invited LHD directors and staff to provide insight into their health department’s COVID response by...

Jul 07, 2022 | Hitomi Abe

Hurricane evac
  • Tools & Resources
  • Emergency Response

Hurricane Preparedness

Now is the time to prepare your community for hurricane season, which occurs from May to November.

May 17, 2022 | Beth Hess

Older adult evac
  • Tools & Resources
  • Community Resilience

Disaster Resilience for Older Americans

This May, Older American's Month, is an opportunity to ensure residents ages 65 or older are supported during and after...

May 17, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Training

Recap: 2022 Preparedness Summit

A record number of attendees—more than 2,200—gathered in Atlanta and virtually April 4–7 for the 2022 Preparedness...

Apr 18, 2022 | Beth Hess

PS22 Blog new Date
  • COVID-19
  • Tools & Resources
  • Training

The Preparedness Summit Opens on Monday!

The 2022 Preparedness Summit opens on Monday and there's still time to join us in Atlanta or virtually.

Mar 30, 2022 | Beth Hess

Ci  Memberships  People  Water
  • Tools & Resources
  • Water Quality

Supporting Local Health Departments Responding to Water Emergencies

World Water Day (March 22) is a universal occasion to recognize the importance of water, sanitation, and hygiene...

Mar 22, 2022 | Anu Varma

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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