NEHA Supports National Preparedness Month

National Preparedness Month 2020September Is National Preparedness Month

National Preparedness Month is recognized each September to promote family and community disaster planning now and throughout the year. As our nation continues to respond to COVID-19, there is no better time to be involved this September. The 2020 National Preparedness Month theme is "Disasters Don’t Wait. Make Your Plan Today."

NEHA advocates for national, state, and local policies, regulations, research, and resources that enhance the ability of environmental health professional to contribute to and benefit from emergency preparedness. NEHA supports National Preparedness Month and has provided numerous resources below to assist environmental health professionals in preparing for and responding to different disaster events. In further support, NEHA President Sandra Long has issued a declaration on National Preparedness Month.

NEHA Presidential Declaration on National Preparedness Month

Learn more about the month and how you can support it at:


NEHA Preparedness Resources

NEHA Hurricane and Flooding Resources

NEHA has compiled a library of hurricane and flooding resources for environmental health professionals.

NEHA Wildfire Resources

NEHA has compiled a library of wildfire resources to assist environmental health professionals.

NEHA COVID-19 Resources

NEHA has created a website of COVID-19 updates, resources, and guidance for environmental health professionals.

NEHA Food Safety and Emergency Preparedness Resources

NEHA has compiled a library of resources to address concerns related to food safety after disaster events.

NEHA Preparedness Webinars

NEHA has posted recordings of past webinars covering a variety of preparedness topics.