Innovation across the MRC Network Helps Local Communities be More Prepared for Emerging Threats

By Alyson Jordan, MPA, Communications Specialist, and Stacy Stanford, MSPH, Senior Program Analyst, Public Health Preparedness, NACCHO NACCHO launched “MRC Connect,” the first social media platform for the Medical Reserve Corps (MRC), on October 16, presenting a new way for the MRC network to connect…

States Take Preemptive Measures to Guard Against Ebola

As concerns mount regarding the Ebola outbreak in the United States, state governments are taking matters into their own hands to proactively protect their citizens from the deadly disease. On October 7, although no cases of Ebola had been identified in the state at the…