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March 2019

Workshop on Radiation Preparedness: Provide Your Input on Tools for Radiation Planning and Training

March 25 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

This two-part workshop held on March 25, 2019 from 1:00-4:30PM CT as a pre-conference session at the 2019 Preparedness Summit will focus on population monitoring training and tools for radiological emergency planning. In part one, the Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors (CRCPD) will be seeking input from public health professionals involved in radiological preparedness to determine training needs for future train-the-trainer workshops and tools needed to operate community reception centers (CRCs). In part 2, we will present a Centers…

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Webinar: The Opioid Crisis

March 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Does the opioid crisis affect you, your community, or your organization? Please join CDC’s Emergency Partners Information Connection and the Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention for a discussion about the United States opioid crisis. The presenter, Sarah Bacon, Ph.D., will cover the background and impact of the opioid crisis, share resources and outreach materials organizations can use, and discuss community-level approaches to prevention and response. Following the webinar, participant will be able to: Describe CDC’s role in the topic covered…

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April 2019

Webinar: Key Components of Pandemic Influenza Operational Readiness

April 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

With a focus on medical countermeasures, this webinar will highlight pandemic influenza readiness key components in preparation for the next Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) performance period and discuss supplemental guidance from the 2019-2024 PHEP Notice of Funding Opportunity. Participants can log onto https://adobeconnect.cdc.gov/rfdw3n2vz7xz/ to view the webinar. To listen to the audio portion via a phone line, dial 1-888-455-3007 and enter participant passcode 4330935.

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Webinar: Introduction to the Pandemic Influenza Vaccine Campaign Planning Tool

April 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This presentation will cover the use and functionality of the new interactive pandemic influenza vaccine campaign planning tool (PanVax). The tool is designed to help jurisdictions estimate pandemic influenza vaccination administration capacity, as highlighted in Domain 4 of the Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) Notice of Funding Opportunity, and improve their pandemic influenza vaccine campaign planning for the general public. Participants can log onto https://adobeconnect.cdc.gov/r6ooog3mlz5/ to view the webinar. To listen to the audio portion via a phone line, dial…

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Public Health Radiation Preparedness Capacity Building Workshop in Washington State

April 16 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the Washington State Department of Health, are hosting a technical assistance and capacity building workshop on radiation preparedness for public health preparedness and emergency management officials. The workshop is designed for those that have done relatively little previous radiation preparedness work. Topics covered include radiation threats, radiation terminology, population monitoring, community reception centers, radiation preparedness roles, radiation resources, and more. The…

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May 2019

Webinar: Tools to Help Care for Older Adults in Disasters

May 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The National Center for Disaster Medicine & Public Health (NCDMPH) and the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) are hosting a webinar on "Tools to Help Care for Older Adults in Disasters," presented by Dr. Cheryl A. Levine, Senior Advisor for At-Risk Individuals at ASPR and Kandra Strauss-Riggs, MPH, Education Director, HJF, NCDMPH/USU. Mrs. Strauss-Riggs will promote the Caring for Older Adults in Disasters curriculum and Dr. Levine will be promoting the latest Capacity-Building Toolkit for…

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June 2019

NACCHO Webinar: Public Health’s Roles in Active Shooter Events

June 3 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

The NACCHO Surge Management Workgroup invites preparedness and response professionals from local health departments and their partners to attend “Public Health’s Roles in Active Shooter Events” a NACCHO-hosted webinar taking place on June 3, 2019 from 1:30-3:00pm ET. During this webinar, presenters will provide attendees with insights from their experiences in coordinating public health and medical support to mass shooting incidents. This webinar will explore public health functions throughout the phases of the emergency management cycle with presentations highlighting topics such…

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NACCHO Webinar: Including People with Disabilities in the MAPP Process

June 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

NACCHO and the National Center for Health, Physical Activity, and Disability (NCHPAD) will co-present on how to include people with disabilities in the Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships (MAPP) strategic framework. Attendees will learn how to support disability inclusion efforts among their community health assessments and development of community health improvement plans. The webinar will take place on June 11th, 2019 from 2:00 PM EST – 3:00PM EST. Register for the webinar here.

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Webinar: Natural Disaster Preparedness and Recovery for Communities Served by Decentralized Wastewater Systems

June 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Please join EPA’s Decentralized Wastewater Program on June 19, 2019, from 1:00-3:00pm EDT for a webinar titled “Natural Disaster Preparedness and Recovery for Communities Served by Decentralized Wastewater Systems” sponsored by the EPA Decentralized Wastewater MOU Partnership. Speakers for this webinar include experts from the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA), EPA officials in Puerto Rico, and a local official in coastal Connecticut. For more information, see the available flyer. REGISTER here.

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Webinar: Emergency Communication in Preparation for a Radiation Event

June 26 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

NACCHO, in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Ventura County Public Health, invites preparedness and response professionals from local health departments and their partners to attend "Emergency Communication in Preparation for a Radiation Event." During this webinar, presenters will provide attendees with insight regarding CDC’s risk communication principles and CDC’s efforts to support local health departments in radiation preparedness. Furthermore, attendees will hear from Dr. Robert Levin of Ventura County Public Health on Ventura County’s…

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