Preparedness Brief

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

Prep Summit2021
  • Opportunity

Call for Abstracts: 2021 Preparedness Summit

We Need YOU! Share Your Expertise at the 2021 Preparedness Summit.

Sep 24, 2020 | Beth Hess

  • Maternal, Child, & Adolescent Health
  • Opportunity

Apply for Emerging Threats (Hepatitis C, Syphilis and/or Zika) Field Support for Local Health Departments

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is soliciting applications from local health departments (LHDs)...

Oct 28, 2019 | Kim Rodgers

CDC Updates Zika Travel Guidance for Pregnant Women

After a review of current data on the spread of Zika throughout the world, the Centers for Disease Control and...

Mar 04, 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

MMWR: 2016 Zika Birth Defects Surveillance

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published a new Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)...

Jan 25, 2018 | Michelle

Ready or Not? TFAH Releases 2017 Assessment of Public Health Preparedness

In the world of preparedness and response, 2017 was marked by several historic and catastrophic incidents. Hurricanes...

Jan 09, 2018 | Katie Dwyer

National Preparedness Month Spotlight: Roadmap to Ready

Just this summer alone, Americans have faced multiple public health threats, including the Zika Virus, west coast...

Sep 13, 2017 | Madison Ferraro

Now Accepting Abstracts: 2018 Preparedness Summit

          NACCHO in coordination with the Preparedness Summit Planning Committee, invites...

Sep 12, 2017 | Anastasia Sonneman

Summer is Here and So are the Mosquitoes: Why Local Vector Control is Key to Combating Zika

As temperatures rise well above 50 degrees throughout much of the country, mosquito season is in full swing, meaning...

Jul 31, 2017 | Chelsea Gridley-Smith

Inside My NACCHO Fellowship Experience: Attending the 2017 Preparedness Summit

By Tara Lutz, MPH, CHES, NACCHO Health and Disability Fellow As a NACCHO fellow I had the opportunity to attend one...

Jul 27, 2017 | 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...

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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