Tag Archives: Preparedness

New Data Insights: Adverse Childhood Experiences, Climate Change, Preparedness, and More

The PHAB Research and Evaluation team shares examples of accreditation insights found via the Data Portal and other PHAB data sources related to ACEs, climate change, and preparedness. Almost two years ago, the Public Health Accreditation Board introduced our new Data Portal, a data visualization tool to explore accredited health department performance data. Users can explore data related to Standards

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The Novel Adenovirus: A Call for Advances in Health Infrastructure and Pandemic Preparedness

The next biothreat is inevitable, and the absence of policies to combat it will lead to disaster. The COVID-19 pandemic has revolutionized public health infrastructure in the United States. Health care expenditures have grown at a record-high rate, the development of vaccinations has been streamlined, and the federal government has enacted several policies aimed to support pandemic preparedness through disease

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Managing Close Contacts of COVID-19 Confirmed Cases in Metropolitan Areas in China: A Community-Driven Preparedness Strategy

by Jing Ding, BM, MS; Wen-Jan Tuan, MS, MPH, DHA; and Jonathan L. Temte, MD, PhD The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has rapidly spread across the world since it was first reported in late December 2019 in the People’s Republic of China. The rapid and wide distribution of the disease has not only become a serious public health challenge but

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Nov. 2019: Tobacco

FTE Nov 2019

by Justin B. Moore, PhD, MS Fall is finally upon us, and with it comes the November/December issue of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. In this issue, we have a collection of wonderful articles, with many focusing on tobacco control. Other articles such as this excellent commentary by John Auerbach highlight the pressing need to focus on

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Tulsa Health Department’s Response to Tulsa County Historic 2019 Flooding

Tulsa County 2019 Flooding

“While it is our job to serve Tulsa County residents, it became our mission to bring hope back to people’s lives as we responded to this disaster.” In early May 2019, a series of thunderstorms began dropping monsoon-like precipitation across northern Oklahoma. The water ran down streams into Keystone Lake, resulting in water levels above flood stage. In response, the

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Featured Collection – Extreme Weather Event Preparedness

The Journal of Public Health Management & Practice is pleased to bring you the latest public health research regarding extreme weather event preparedness. A timely and important collection of articles, including a special full issue of the journal focused on Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Centers, is now featured on the JPHMP website. You might also enjoy reading: Hurricane Preparedness and Public Health by Justin B. Moore

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