Author Archives: Katie Dwyer

About Katie Dwyer

Katie Schemm Dwyer is a Director in NACCHO's Preparedness Division. Her work focuses on supporting local health departments strengthen public health preparedness systems through governance, coordination and liaison with federal preparedness organizations, policy, and program management.

Wildfires in Southern California

SITREP As of December 11, there are multiple active wildfires throughout southern California, primarily located in Ventura and Los Angeles counties. The National Weather Service has warned of damaging wind gusts which have the potential to…

Volunteer and Donations for Puerto Rico

The following message is being shared from the HHS Critical Infrastructure Protection Program pertaining to Hurricane Maria response and recovery efforts.  Response and recovery efforts continue in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands while…