Registration Now Open for the 2019 Preparedness Summit!

Registration is now open for the 2019 Preparedness Summit! Save $100 by registering before Feb. 8, 2019. The summit will take place March 26-29 at America’s Center Convention Complex (St. Louis Convention Center) in St. Louis, Mo. This year’s theme is “Preparedness Summit 2019: The…

2019 Preparedness Summit Abstract Submission Deadline Extended to Oct. 14!

NACCHO, in coordination with the Preparedness Summit Planning Committee, invites your agency to contribute to the advancement of our national health security by submitting an abstract for the 2019 Preparedness Summit (March 26-29, 2019 in St. Louis, Mo.). Now more than ever, the public health…

Infectious Disease Preparedness: Reflections from CDC’s Pandemic Flu Exercise

This post originally appeared on NACCHO’s Essential Elements of Local Public Health blog.  On September 12-14, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) conducted a pandemic influenza functional exercise in response to a fictional influenza pandemic with federal, state, local, and non-governmental partners. The…

Top Five Reasons Why Your Health Department Should Apply for Project Public Health Ready Recognition

Project Public Health Ready (PPHR) is a criteria-based training and recognition program created through a cooperate agreement between the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to help local health departments (LHDs) build their preparedness…