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Resources by Topic: Emergency preparedness and response

COVID-19 Demographic and Economic Resources
Provides access to U.S. Census Bureau data useful in pandemic-related decision-making, as well as data from other federal agencies. Offers state and county impact planning reports that provide sociodemographic data, including data on at-risk populations, poverty, and health insurance coverage. Also provides data on businesses and employment.
Date: 09/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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National Association of County and City Health Officials: Our Response Efforts Around COVID-19
Identifies resources and best practices for local health departments responding to COVID-19.
Date: 09/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Association of County and City Health Officials
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National Governors Association: COVID-19: What You Need To Know
An overview of federal and state actions to address COVID-19, as well policy and guidance resources. Includes state-level information on vaccination.
Date: 09/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Governors Association
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National Academy for State Health Policy: COVID-19 State Action Center
Examples of how states are responding to COVID-19 with initiatives addressing vaccination, health services delivery, data collection, and other issues.
Date: 09/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Academy for State Health Policy
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COVID-19 Recovery Clearinghouse
Resources and information to help counties and the hospitals and public health departments they support address COVID-19. Includes information on federal and state funding, vaccination distribution, and more.
Date: 09/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Association of Counties
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State COVID-19 Data and Policy Actions
State-by-state information on COVID-19 cases, vaccinations, and state policy actions, including social distancing measures and reducing barriers to COVID-19 testing and treatment.
Date: 09/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Kaiser Family Foundation
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Iowa's Center for Agricultural Safety and Health - COVID-19 Resources
Offers information and resources to help agricultural communities address the COVID-19 pandemic. Includes links to prevention and preparedness tips and videos, financial resources, information on staying connected, and general COVID-19 facts and updates.
Date: 09/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Iowa's Center for Agricultural Safety and Health
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Federal Emergency Management Agency: Training and Education
Information and resources for the training of first responders from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Features information for emergency managers, tribal representatives, and volunteer agencies.
Date: 09/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Federal Emergency Management Agency
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CDC: Emergency Preparedness and Response
Presents resources for emergency preparedness and response, including information on COVID-19. Features an information exchange, webinars, trainings, and other resources for healthcare professionals and first responders.
Additional links: En Español
Date: 09/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Public Health Foundation: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Training
A list of COVID-19 training opportunities available through the TRAIN Learning Network. Includes training options for public health, healthcare, and emergency preparedness professionals addressing COVID-19, vaccination, contact tracing, crisis and emergency risk communication, infection control, and personal protective equipment (PPE).
Date: 09/2021
Type: Tutorial/Training
Sponsoring organization: Public Health Foundation
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