New RadResponder Module Monitors Critical Population Data

The Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors, Inc. (CRCPD) has made strides to prevent and/or reduce radiation exposure in recent decades. The primary goal of the CRCPD is to assure that radiation exposure to individuals is kept to the lowest practical level, while not restricting…

Influenza Season: Resources and Information for Local Health Departments

Flu season is upon us. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports increasing and widespread flu activity across the United States. According to CDC surveillance, influenza-like illness activity is higher than it was during the peak of the 2014-2015 flu season and so…

ASPR Reaches Out to Listen to Public and Private Stakeholders on Strengthening the Nation’s Health Preparedness

More than 100 participants from more than 45 organizations gathered in person or on the phone on January 10 to lend their perspectives on how to improve public health and healthcare preparedness. The daylong listening session represented the first time the HHS Office of the…

24 Agencies Achieve Project Public Health Ready Recognition

This month, NACCHO’s Project Public Health Ready (PPHR) program recognized or re-recognized 24 local and regional health agencies for their ability to plan for, respond to and recover from public health emergencies. Nine agencies from Florida, Kentucky, Michigan, Utah, Virginia, Texas and North Carolina earned…