Radiation-focused Sessions at the 2018 Preparedness Summit

The 2018 Preparedness Summit is just days away! The summit will take place April 17-20 at the Hyatt Regency in Atlanta, Ga. This year at the summit, there will be a wide range of sessions and workshops available, including sessions on radiation preparedness. The summit…

NACCHO Award Programs Now Open

Applications for the Local Health Department of the Year, the Maurice “Mo” Mullet Lifetime of Service, and the newly developed National Advocate of the Year awards are open. Apply by April 27. The Local Health Department (LHD) of the Year award recognizes outstanding work conducted by…

Apply for the 2018 National Health Security Award!

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) are pleased to announce the third annual National Health Security Award! This award recognizes local health departments that have demonstrated significant accomplishments in…

What it Means to be a Project Public Health Ready State Lead

Project Public Health Ready (PPHR) is the National Association of County and City Health Official’s (NACCHO) criteria-based recognition program that assesses local health departments’ (LHDs) capability and capacity to plan for, respond to, and recover from public health emergencies. PPHR aims to protect and strengthen…