For the May issue of The Hub Speaks, we have curated resources and training opportunities for preparing for this year’s hurricane season. We will continue to provide updates and resources to help public health professionals and other community organizations to educate and assist in preparing their communities for natural disasters during a pandemic.
In August 2019, the National Network of Public Health Institutions (NNPHI) partnered with the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) to explore the development of a curriculum for a new Hurricane Response Hub Project ECHO pilot series entitled Environmental Health Communication Strategies in a Hurricane Emergency Event. This partnership is a concrete example of how nongovernmental […]
For 2020’s first issue of The Hub Speaks, we have curated resources and training opportunities for responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. We will continue to provide updates and resources to help public health professionals and other community organizations educate and assist in keeping their communities safe.
Marcy Barnett, NNPHI’s Director of Emergency Preparedness, Response, & Recovery, speaks about the importance of responder resilience in the face of disaster and provides self-care measures we can all benefit from during the latest global crisis and public health emergency: COVID-19.
We talked with Robin Pfohman, Community Resilience + Equity Program Manager at Public Health – Seattle & King County, about her work with vulnerable populations affected by disasters to better understand how public health professionals can address health recovery needs after major disasters like hurricanes. During this interview, we used the phrase groups impacted by […]
For the second quarterly issue of The Hub Speaks, mark your calendars for an upcoming professional webinar demonstration and find out more about a course surrounding environmental health.
For the first quarterly issue of The Hub Speaks, these trainings on hurricanes and their aftermath have been produced by members of the Public Health Learning Network.
During and directly following Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, multiple jurisdictions were disproportionately left with little means and resources to prepare for and recover from the disaster, placed in a space of concern for individual disaster relief. In the wake of the 2017 hurricanes, many of the affected communities were still in of need assistance […]