Introducing NACCHO’s Public Health Preparedness Law Learning Module

By Geoffrey Mwaungulu Jr., JD, MPH, NACCHO Senior Program Analyst and Madison Ferraro, NACCHO Program Analyst Public health professionals have become increasingly involved in response efforts supporting communities impacted by bioterrorism, natural disasters, and infectious disease outbreaks. When responding to these public health emergencies legal issues…

Accessing Resources and Technical Assistance through CDC’s New On-TRAC Portal

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently launched the Online Technical Resource and Assistance Center (On-TRAC) to support state, local, tribal, and territorial (SLTT) staff in preparing for public health emergencies related to medical countermeasure (MCM) distribution and dispensing. On-TRAC is a web-based…