• New Preparedness Coordinators Training and Mentoring Program

    Background   Preparedness coordinators ensure that local health departments have planned for, can respond to, and can recover from public health emergencies. Preparedness coordinators who are new to their role must become familiar with the myriad of existing plans, partners, guidance, requirements, and regulations in order to become effective in their roles. NACCHO is launching the “New Preparedness Coordinators Training and Mentoring Read more


In an increasingly interconnected world, public health threats can emerge on the other side of the globe and arrive within a day on the doorstep of health departments, healthcare providers, schools, and more. Global health security preparedness issues such as protecting against infectious disease, the health effects of climate change and extreme weather, and cybersecurity threats to critical infrastructure, impact all levels of governmental public health and healthcare agencies. Read more