Communicating the Impact of the PHEP Program

By Sarah Getachew, NACCHO Program Analyst  In response to the 2001 anthrax and 9/11 terrorist attacks, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response created the Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) program. The initiative aims to improve the…

National Preparedness Month 2016: A Look Back

By Madison Ferraro, NACCHO Senior Program Assistant Each September, as part of National Preparedness Month, preparedness efforts across the country are celebrated and highlighted. This year, the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) chose the theme “The Power of Preparedness”, which focused on preparing globally,…