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In the Spotlight
On May 4 and 5, NACCHO members participated in a policy workshop hosted by NACCHO in Minneapolis, MN, to identify key policies that helped or hindered local H1N1 2009–2010 response.
CDC Novel H1N1 Influenza (H1N1) Information
The CDC is providing frequent updates on H1N1 influenza activity, resources, and guidance documents to aid in the public health response.
News and Information
CDC Releases Guidance for the No Cost Extension of PHER Grant Funds
NIH Study Models H1N1 Flu Spread (Sept. 21)
MMWR Reveals Positive Opinions on Short-Term School Closures (Sept. 10)
In the News
Extension of PHER Grant to July 30, 2011
New Journal Articles on H1N1 in Emerging Infectious Disease
For previous news and updates, please click here.
After Action Report (AAR) Resources
Access an easy-to-use webpage to help guide you through an evaluation of your local health department''s H1N1 response strategy. NACCHO has provided instructions to help you through the process. AAR resources are provided that are compliant with the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program. These include exercise and evaluation guides, templates for debrief/hotwash meetings, and AAR templates.
Would you like to share your own AAR resources with other LHDs? Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Stories from the Field Database
Learn from the experiences of local health officials responding to H1N1. Visit NACCHO's searchable Stories from the Field database to read about lessons learned and useful practices during the H1N1 pandemic on topics including communications to high risk groups, state and local coordination, surveillance and epidemiology, and vaccine planning and administration.
The submission form for stories is now closed. If you would like to contact NACCHO regarding an H1N1 Story from the Field, please contact H1N1info@naccho.org.
NACCHO's Secured Information Web Site
Log in to NACCHO's Secured Information Website to find news, resources, and information for the LHD response to H1N1 influenza. NACCHO’s secured website provides critical news from state and federal partners, often before this news is available elsewhere. Users with an existing NACCHO account may access the secure site with their current login information; new users may register for free at the link above. Access is restricted to local health department employees. New material posted (May 2010): Sentinel Network Non-Pharmaceutical Intervention Surveys.
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