CommentariesPublic Health Emergency Preparedness Practices and the Management of Frontline Communicable Disease ResponseSullivan, Amy D. PhD, MPH; Strickland, Colten J. MPH; Howard, Kelly M. BScAuthor Information Multnomah County Health Department, Portland, Oregon (Dr Sullivan); Public Health Associate Program, Office for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia (Mr Strickland); and Field Services Branch, Division of State and Local Readiness, Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia (Ms Howard). Correspondence: Amy D. Sullivan, PhD, MPH, Washington State Department of Health, 310 Israel Rd, SE Tumwater, WA 98501 (email@example.com). Dr Sullivan is now with the Washington State Department of Health, Tumwater, Washington; Mr Strickland is with the University of Delaware–Disaster Research Center, Newark, Delaware; and Ms Howard is with 4G Clinical, Wellesley, Massachusetts. The findings and conclusions in this report are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official position of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The authors declare no conflicts of interest. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice: March/April 2020 - Volume 26 - Issue 2 - p 180-183 doi: 10.1097/PHH.0000000000000963 Buy Metrics Copyright © 2020 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.