The National Governors Association (NGA) has published Improving State Efforts to Prepare and Respond to Public Health Emergencies. This short 9-page report was written for governors and senior state officials who want to be prepared for a a variety of emerging public health situations. Examples from Ebola, H1N1 Influenza, Zika and Avian Flu are given. May be useful to healthcare boards and leaders to understand their thinking and governments’ expected roles. Published September 2016.