April 19, 2022//, ,

Data on Emergency Preparedness Can Improve Public Health Response in Every State

By: Alonzo Plough, PhD, MPH

The COVID-19 pandemic has challenged the nation’s public health systems like no event in modern history. Nearly two years after the initial outbreak kickstarted surging caseloads that continue to...

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  • March 19, 2019//,

    Beyond the Numbers: Strategic Uses of the Index to Engage Communities and Shape Policies

    By: Glen Mays, PhD, MPH

    For those of you attending the 2019 National Preparedness Summit in St. Louis next week, please join us for a very special Learning Session exploring real-world examples of how a seemingly simple set...

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  • March 2, 2018//,

    Just Making Sure? Laboratory Capabilities and National Health Security

    by Glen Mays, PhD, MPH

    It doesn’t require deep thinking to appreciate the importance of public health laboratories to national health security. Labs detect disease outbreaks as early and quickly as possible. Labs...

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  • November 10, 2017

    Let’s Use Data to be Ready for the Next Unpredictable Emergency

    By: Dane Matthew, MAEd, MMAS

    Every week seems to bring a new health emergency or disaster. More and more Californians are evacuating their homes in the face of wildfires and more than 80 percent of residents in Puerto Rico still...

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