2018 Roadmap to Ready Program Year Kicks Off; Applications for 2019 Opens this Fall

NACCHO’s yearlong training and mentoring program, Roadmap to Ready, kicked off with two in-person workshops this past April. Roadmap to Ready is a training and mentoring program designed to help emergency preparedness coordinators new to their role at local health departments navigate the complex landscape…

2018 Preparedness Summit Late-breaking Session—“What You Don’t Know about Radiation Risk: The Current State of Radiation Readiness”

Late-breaking sessions were designed to cover important, emerging topics at the forefront of the public health landscape. The first session covered radiation risk. As the country enters a new phase of social and political threats, the need to build the capability to rise to larger,…

2018 Preparedness Summit First Plenary Session—“Extraordinary Events of 2017: State, Local and Territorial Perspectives on Hurricane and Wildfire Response”

At the 2018 Preparedness Summit, speakers representing the state, local and territorial perspectives on last year’s hurricane and wildfire events gave an overview of what happened, what went well, and what could have been done better. Susan Fanelli, assistant director, California Department of Public Health,…

NACCHO is Now Recruiting Reviewers for Project Public Health Ready

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) is currently recruiting reviewers for the Project Public Health Ready (PPHR) fall review cycle. PPHR is a criteria-based training and recognition program that assesses local health department (LHD) capacity and capability to plan for, respond…