Preparedness Brief

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

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  • 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

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  • Community Engagement

Mid-Ohio Valley Health Department Hosts Month of Preparedness Events

The Mid-Ohio Valley Health Department is hosting a series of classes for its community throughout September.

Sep 22, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • 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

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  • Awards & Recognition

NACCHO’s Project Public Health Ready Recognizes Three Agencies

NACCHO’s Project Public Health Ready (PPHR) is pleased to recognize three agencies from Florida for their ability to...

Sep 06, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • Tools & Resources
  • Success Story

Planning for Radiation Emergencies - How Austin Prepares

See how Austin Public Health (TX) is preparing for a radiation emergency.

Aug 29, 2022 | Beth Hess

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  • COVID-19
  • Emergency Response
  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health

Virtual Learning Collaborative for the Inclusion of MCH Populations in Preparedness Exercises and Responses

Through a Virtual Learning Collaborative, local health departments identified strategies to strengthen their capacity...

Aug 22, 2022 | Gideon Amaniel

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  • 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

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  • Tools & Resources

2022 Public Health Emergency for Monkeypox

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra has declared the ongoing spread of...

Aug 11, 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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  • Opportunity
  • Project Public Health Ready (PPHR)

PPHR National Reviewer Spotlight: Resham Patel

Meet Project Public Health Ready National Reviewer Resham Patel.

Jun 24, 2022 | 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

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  • 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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