Tools and Resources

NACCHO Releases 2016 Annual Report

NACCHO has released its 2016 Annual Report, which summarizes the association’s significant accomplishments last year. In 2016, NACCHO advanced the work of local health officials and their staffs by building local health department (LHD) capacity,…

New CDC Resource: Radiation Emergencies

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently released a new resource to support public health officials when communicating with the public during a radiation emergency. This tool, titled the “Radiation Hazard Scale,” is…

Staying Prepared for Winter Weather

Each year, it seems that winter weather patterns become more unpredictable. In late 2016, after an unseasonably warm 70-degree day in the Northeast United States, Winter Storm Argos produced record snowfall in Binghamton (NY) and…