Volume 01 | June 2019
Aligning Action for Health
The Louisiana Public Health Institute (LPHI) is one of five regional technical assistance centers for the  Hurricane Response Hub (HRH)  initiative led by the  National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI) . Funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), this national program aims to enhance Louisiana’s ongoing disaster-related recovery by building the public health workforce’s capacity in disaster surveillance, environmental and occupational health, and mental health resilience and support.  
LPHI serves as the coordinating body of the Louisiana Hurricane Response Hub (LA-HRH) . This monthly e-blast will highlight new and important training and resources information.

We encourage you to forward this email to colleagues and partners. Those who did not receive the e-blast directly can sign-up to receive these monthly updates by clicking the button below.
Training Information
The 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season began on Saturday, June 1, 2019. LPHI is utilizing the Tulane Learning Management System (LMS) to provide free online hurricane, emergency, and public health preparedness-related courses for first responders and the public health workforce.

Those interested in the trainings can fill out and submit the new user form here . Please note that new accounts may take up to one business day (24 hours) for approval. 

Courses include:

Additional courses are being created and will be announced as they become available. More frequent updates are available through the LA-HRH Facebook and Twitter accounts.
Technical Assistance
To request technical assistance, such as training, resources, or educational tools, from the LA-HRH Technical Assistance Center, please click on the button below. A representative will contact you within two business days.
Partner Spotlight: St. Bernard Project
SBP is a New Orleans-based nonprofit whose mission is to shrink time between disaster and recovery. The best way to ensure people have a prompt and predictable recovery after disaster is to reduce the need for recovery in the first place. 

SBP provides a number of FREE resources to help people make smart, informed decisions before and after a disaster, helping fortify against the unnecessary suffering associated with a prolonged recovery. Visit SBPprotects.org to view the full catalog. 

Prepare and protect yourself with these resources:   
National Network of Public Health Institutes News
The National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI) releases a quarterly newsletter called the The Hub Speaks . The newsletter includes articles about the lingering effects of the 2017 hurricanes, details about the Hurricane Response Hub (HRH) technical assistance centers, and links to training related to hurricane-related health recovery.

Sign up for the NNPHI HRH email list to get the next issue delivered directly to your inbox.
Funding for this project has been provided to the NNPHI through a Cooperative Agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC – NU1ROT000004-01-00). NNPHI is collaborating with the Louisiana Public Health Institute (LPHI) and the CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health on this project.

The LPHI, founded in 1997, is a statewide 501(c)(3) nonprofit and public health institute that translates evidence into strategy to optimize health ecosystems. Our work focuses on uncovering complementary connections across sectors to combine the social, economic, and human capital needed to align action for health. We champion health for people, within systems, and throughout communities because we envision a world where everyone has the opportunity to be healthy. For more information, visit www.lphi.org .