National Preparedness Month 2019: Youth Preparedness

When developing preparedness plans for public health emergencies, it is important to remember that certain community members can be more vulnerable to the negative impacts of an emergency or disaster. Involving the youth population (i.e., children and teens) in preparedness plans is a great strategy…

National Preparedness Month 2019: Financing Your Emergency Preparedness

When disaster strikes, it’s good to have a plan. Being financially prepared to withstand a disaster or other emergency is critical for a swift and efficient recovery process. Many individuals and families have had to endure the challenges of rebuilding their lives following a disaster…

Apply for NACCHO’s 2019-2020 WASH Emergency Preparedness and Response Workgroup

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) is currently accepting applications for the 2019-2020 Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) Emergency Preparedness and Response Workgroup. Having access to clean and safe water during and after emergencies is vital for all communities. When events…

Hurricane Season Ready: Preparedness and Response Resources

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) is closely monitoring Hurricane Dorian and is ready to assist and support local health departments with response and recovery efforts. This page will be updated continually. Please reach out to NACCHO’s Preparedness team for additional updates…