Public Health Emergency Preparedness Program

This program is designed to upgrade and enhance local public health capacities to respond to events impacting public health through planning, assessment, and development of critical capacities as defined by the CDC’s public health preparedness capabilities. These include, but are not limited to:
  • Community preparedness
  • Community recovery
  • Emergency operations coordination
  • Fatality management
  • Mass care
  • Medical countermeasures, material management, and dispensing
  • Medical surge
  • Non-pharmaceutical intervention
  • Public information
  • Responder safety and health
  • Surveillance and epidemiological investigation
  • Testing
  • Volunteer management