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Public health emergency preparedness and response capabilities : national standards for state, local, tribal, and territorial public health
  • Published Date:
    October 2018
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    English
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Public health emergency preparedness and response capabilities : national standards for state, local, tribal, and territorial public health
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    In 2011, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) established the Public Health Preparedness Capabilities: National Standards for State and Local Planning, a set of 15 distinct, yet interrelated, capability standards designed to advance the emergency preparedness and response capacity of state and local public health systems. These standards pioneered a national capability-based framework that helped jurisdictional public health agencies structure emergency preparedness planning and further formalize their public health agency Emergency Support Function (ESF) #8 role(s) in partnership with emergency management agencies.

    CDC’s 2018 Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Capabilities: National Standards for State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial Public Health include operational considerations that support the public health and medical components of the 32 core capabilities specified in the National Preparedness Goal. Jurisdictions should use these operational considerations to develop their public health agency response strategies in greater alignment with the jurisdictional public health agency ESF #8 role.

    Suggested Citation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (2018). Public health emergency preparedness and response capabilities. Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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    CDC_PreparednesResponseCapabilities_October2018_Final_508.pdf

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