Abstract Submissions will open in September 2017.
Reserve your spot at this year’s Preparedness Summit, including any sessions requiring tickets, before online registration ends this Friday, April 14, 2017 at midnight eastern.
In an effort to expand partnerships between local health departments (LHDs) and pharmacies, NACCHO is tentatively planning a workshop focused on this topic, during the 2017 Preparedness Summit. NACCHO is currently offering scholarships to cover a portion of 2017 conference expenses for
Between 2000 and 2011, more than 2.7 billion people were affected by and $1.3 trillion dollars was lost due to disasters. Earthquakes, floods, droughts, and cyclones are natural hazards believed to be natural disasters that can’t be prevented. The concept
Planning for the Marathon, Not the Sprint: Building Disaster Mental Health Recovery into Preparedness Planning The impacts of a disaster are complex, long-lasting, and require public health responses on multiple levels. Residents often battle symptoms of depression or post-traumatic stress
Resilience – adaptation in the face of adversity – is often the difference between a community that can survive and thrive after a disaster, and one that struggles over years to recover. In 2013, the Rockefeller Foundation created 100 Resilient
Roadmap to Ready, the former New Preparedness Coordinators Training and Mentoring Program, accepted applications in 2015 for new participants and new mentors for the second year of the program. Roadmap to Ready is designed to help new emergency preparedness coordinators navigate
In response to requests to extend the deadline for submissions, abstracts for the 2016 Preparedness Summit will now close on October 14 at 11:59PM PDT. We anticipate a high volume of abstracts this year, so take advantage of the extra
Abstract submission for the 2016 Preparedness Summit is now open. This year’s Summit will explore the theme, “Planning Today for Rebuilding Tomorrow: Focusing on Resiliency and Recovery in the 21st Century.” Abstracts are encouraged on subjects such as: Building and sustaining resilient communities Effectively using, producing,
We’re already getting excited for the 2016 Preparedness Summit! April 19-22, 2016, at the Hilton Dallas Anatole in Dallas, TX. the Summit theme will be “Planning for Rebuilding Tomorrow: Focusing on Resiliency and Recovery in the 21st Century.” The conversation