The Public Health Preparedness & Response Division leads
the agency's preparedness and response activities by providing
strategic direction, support, and coordination for activities with
local, state, national, and international public health and emergency
management partners. The programs within this divsion include:
Infectious Disease Surveillance, Strategic National Stockpile (SNS),
& All-Hazards Planning.
CDC's Office of Public Health
Preparedness and Response, Division of State and Local Readiness,
administers funds for preparedness activities to state and local public
health systems through the Public Health Preparedness &
Response (PHPR) cooperative agreement.
This Division is
committed to its role in an all-hazards approach to public health that
addresses threats posed by varied causes whether natural disasters,
pandemic outbreaks, criminal and terrorist attacks and/or catastrophic