“Faces of Austerity” Report Illustrates Impact of Budget Cuts on Local Emergency Preparedness

Today, the Coalition for Health Funding released the report, “Faces of Austerity: How Budget Cuts Hurt America’s Health.” The report, sponsored in part by NACCHO, illustrates the impact of budget cuts across the public health continuum, highlighting how existing funding levels cannot meet the mounting…

Using Closed PODs to Protect Critical Infrastructure

Sara Dinga, Public Health Emergency Response Coordinator at the Washoe County Health District (NV), is working to better prepare Washoe County for a pandemic through the use of closed Points of Dispensing (PODs) which target vital services employees. Closed PODs are defined as public and…