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.

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…

NYC Releases Annual Report on Healthcare System Preparedness

The New York City (NYC) Health Department, Office of Emergency Preparedness and Response is pleased to share the first annual report on Health Care System Preparedness ( The report documents the collaborative and intensive work…