preparedness

Greener Guidance: Environmental Health Emergency Preparedness

Note: This is the seventh edition of NACCHO’s Greener Guidance environmental health advice column. See past columns here. Submit a question here. February 2019 Dear Greener Guidance, I am writing to inquire about environmental health (EH) emergency…

State of Water Preparedness: A 2018 Scan of Water Preparedness and Response Infrastructure in State and Territorial Health Agencies

ASTHO conducted a survey of state and territorial directors of public health preparedness and environmental health to learn more about the protocols, tools, resources, infrastructure, and gaps related to drinking water emergency preparedness and response…

Apply for NACCHO’s WASH Emergency Preparedness and Response Workgroup

NACCHO is accepting applications for the 2018-2019 Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) Emergency Preparedness and Response Workgroup. Having access to clean and safe water during and after emergencies is vital for all communities. When events…

Resources for Food Producers in Flooded Areas Due To Hurricane Michael

Please see the statement below from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration: Among those in Hurricane Michael’s path in the Southeast U.S. are farmers and their fields of crops grown for human consumption. The U.S.…

New Report: Community Assessment of Public Health Emergency Response

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) recently released a new report illustrating the results of completing the Community Assessment of Public Health Emergency Response (CASPER) as a part of the Protocol for Assessing Community Excellence in Environmental Health…