Emergency Preparedness

State and Territorial Preparedness for Drinking Water Emergencies

August 10, 2020

Managing an effective response to public drinking water emergencies is essential to maintaining critical operations of community infrastructure and protecting public health. ASTHO has worked with state and territorial health agencies and partners to facilitate dialogue and collect data on current gaps and resource needs in drinking water emergency preparedness. This report summarizes recent findings and recommendations for enhancing state and territorial water preparedness and collaborative emergency response efforts.Read More »

Public Health and Medical Preparedness and Response Activities at the 2017 Route 91 Harvest Music Festival

December 21, 2018

The findings in this report focus on the initial 24‐36 hours after the shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival and present information about current and long-term recovery efforts and recommendations for other communities and the nation. This report also highlights challenges and successes concerning activities carried out through the Hospital Preparedness Program (HPP) and Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) program.Read More »

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