National Preparedness Month Spotlight: Administrative Preparedness

Throughout National Preparedness Month, many local health departments will remind their communities about the importance of personal and family preparedness. NACCHO encourages local health departments (LHDs) to also take the opportunity to assess their health departments’ internal preparedness for all-hazards threats, including administrative preparedness. Administrative…

National Preparedness Month Spotlight: Roadmap to Ready

Just this summer alone, Americans have faced multiple public health threats, including the Zika Virus, west coast wildfires, and most recently Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. As one of the first lines of defense protecting U.S. communities from emergencies and other major health risks, now more…

National Preparedness Month Spotlight: Project Public Health Ready

Just this summer alone, Americans have faced multiple public health threats, including the Zika Virus, west coast wildfires, and most recently Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. As one of the first lines of defense protecting U.S. communities from emergencies and other major health risks, now more…

ASPR and NACCHO Work to Advance National Health Security through Local Stakeholder Engagement

National health security (NHS) refers to the level of national preparedness and resiliency in the face of health threats or incidents with potentially negative health consequences.  Such threats include incidents like severe weather, infectious disease outbreaks, hazardous material exposure, or acts of terrorism, each of…