New Resource! 2019 MRC Deployment Readiness Guide

NACCHO is pleased to release the 2019 Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Deployment Readiness Guide, which was developed to help MRC units manage volunteers, develop volunteer capabilities, and strengthen unit capabilities. The guide overviews the various roles MRC units could play in supporting an emergency response…

NACCHO Statement on Gun Violence in Texas and Ohio

By Lori Tremmel Freeman, CEO “Gun violence is a profound public health crisis in America. The horrific loss of life and injury in Texas and Ohio once again fill us with sadness, anger, and frustration at yet another senseless act of violence.  These tragedies have…

NACCHO/ASPR Announce 2019 National Health Security Award Winners

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) are pleased to announce the winners of the fourth annual National Health Security Awards. This award recognizes local health departments (LHDs) that have demonstrated significant accomplishments…

14 Agencies Achieve Project Public Health Ready Recognition

NACCHO’s Project Public Health Ready (PPHR) program is pleased to recognize or re-recognize 14 local and regional health agencies for their ability to plan for, respond to, and recover from public health emergencies. Four agencies from Texas, Michigan, Florida, and Tennessee have earned PPHR recognition…