CDC Launches Public Health Emergency Law Online Course

From emerging infectious diseases and catastrophic natural disasters to chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear agents, our nation’s threat environment continues to evolve. CDC’s Public Health Emergency Law Online Course helps to ensure your agency’s emergency law savvy evolves with it. Launched in 2007 and now available online,…

New NACCHO Website Tool: The Opioid Epidemic Toolkit for Local Health Departments

NACCHO is featuring a new tool on its website, the Opioid Epidemic Toolkit for Local Health Departments, at https://bit.ly/2FiQOS3. As part of the CDC-funded Local Opioid Overdose Prevention and Response (LOOPR) Project, NACCHO is collecting resources to increase the capacity of LHDs to respond effectively…

EPA Sharing Emergency Response Tools and Case Studies at 2019 Preparedness Summit

This blog post was written by: Dr. Sarah Taft, Division Director (Acting) for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency National Homeland Security Research Center Large-scale disruptions from intentional chemical, biological, and radiological contamination events, natural disasters like hurricanes, or industrial accidents such as oil spills cause devastating…

Funding Opportunity: 2019-2024 Public Health Emergency Preparedness

The 2019-2024 PHEP NOFO (Funding Opportunity # CDC-RFA-TP19-1901) is now available on Grants.gov. The available funding for Budget Period 1 is $620,250,000. The application deadline is 11:59 p.m. EDT on Friday, May 3. Attached is the 2019-2024 PHEP NOFO Fast Facts, which highlights key programmatic…