Continuity Planning in the Age of COVID – 19 – CHHS Can Help

CHHS is a nationally recognized expert in business continuity planning. Please contact Eric Oddo at for more information on how CHHS can help maximize your organization’s resilience during an emergency.

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CHHS Webinar on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus

CHHS Public Health Program Director Trudy Henson and Senior Law & Policy Analyst conducted a webinar to discuss legal issues related to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. Watch below:

Sign Up for Long-Term Care Facility Tabletop Exercise!

UPDATE: This event has filled to capacity, and we are no longer accepting registrations. We are considering adding a separate tabletop exercise in the Spring. If you would like to be notified when a new exercise has been scheduled, please contact Trudy Henson at

On Thursday, March 19th, 2020, CHHS will host a free tabletop exercise at the Maryland Carey School of Law for long term care facilities in the Baltimore area. The half-day tabletop, from 8:30 a.m. to noon, will bring together LTCFs from across the community to discuss facility response measures, including topics such as communication, sheltering in place, and evacuation. CHHS’ HSEEP-certified COOP Program Director Eric Oddo will facilitate the tabletop designed by Public Health Program Director Trudy Henson.

Registration is free and facilities are encouraged to bring up to three staff to participate; registration is required, and space is limited. Anyone interested should contact

CHHS 2019 Summer Newsletter Now Available!

The University of Maryland Center for Health and Homeland Security (CHHS) is proud to release its quarterly newsletter for the Summer of 2019. This edition features in-focus reports on three program areas: academics, recovery and public safety technology. It also includes a message from our Founder and Director, Michael Greenberger.

Check it out here:

CHHS 2019 Summer Newsletter

Sign-Up to Volunteer for Prince George’s County Emergency Preparedness Exercise on July 19th, 2019

On July 19th, 2019, the Prince George’s County Emergency Preparedness Program and Partners will facilitate a Full Scale Exercise to practice mass medication dispensing capabilities. We are currently seeking volunteers to serve as clients to walk through a point of dispensing (POD) at Largo High School. Volunteers will be needed from 9:00 am until 12:00 pm. Please sign-up below: