Local Opioid Prevention and Response: A Primer for Local Health Departments

NACCHO is featuring a new resource, the Local Opioid Prevention and Response: A Primer for Local Health Departments, which serves to inform local health departments (LHDs) about the domestic opioid epidemic and share success stories from LHDs currently engaged in opioid-related efforts, as well as…

CDC Grand Rounds: Building Local Response Capacity to Protect Families from Emerging Health Threats

From the Zika outbreak to natural disasters to the recent wildfires, the US has faced a series of complex public health emergencies. Each of these public health crises revealed a critical need for US public health and health care systems at the national, state, and…

National Hurricane Preparedness Week 2019

Each year, National Hurricane Preparedness Week encourages people across the U.S. to start preparing for hurricane season, which occurs from May to November. The daily themes for this year are: May 5: Know Your Hurricane Risk (https://www.weather.gov/wrn/hurricane-preparedness) May 6: Know Your Evacuation Zone (https://www.weather.gov/wrn/hurricane-preparedness) May 7: Assemble…

Podcast from Washington: 2019 Prep Summit

Several recent episodes of NACCHO’s Podcast from Washington have featured speakers and panelists from the 2019 Preparedness Summit. Read about the episodes below and be sure to tune in to listen when you get a chance!   May 16: Amanda Hunter, Hospital Preparedness Coordinator for the Louisville…