Hospital Preparedness Program

Program Purpose:

The Hospital Preparedness Program (HPP) provides funding to support and increase the level of preparedness nationwide under the Pandemic and All -Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act (PAHPRA) of 2013 (Public Law 107-188). Awardees include all 50 states, the District of Columbia, the three metropolitan areas of New York City, Los Angeles County, and Chicago; the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the Northern Mariana Islands, the Territories of American Samoa, Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands; the Federated States of Micronesia; and the Republic of Palau and the Marshall Islands. The HPP program is located within the ASPR Office of Emergency Management (OEM) and Division of National Healthcare Preparedness Programs (DNHPP). 

 

The mission of the ASPR HPP is to enhance the resiliency of healthcare systems to deliver coordinated and effective care during public health emergencies and mass casualty events. The main purpose of the HPP funding is to improve surge capacity and enhance community and hospital preparedness for public health emergencies/events.  The 8 HPP Capabilities include:

  • Healthcare System Preparedness
  • Healthcare System Recovery
  • Emergency Operations Coordination
  • Fatality Management
  • Information Sharing
  • Medical Surge
  • Responder Safety and Health
  • Volunteer Management

For more information, download the National Guidance for Healthcare Systems Preparedness

 Hospital Preparedness Coordinators:

Click here for the contact information for Wyoming 

Contact us:

The Wyoming Hospital Preparedness Program works with hospitals and other medical facilities as well as ambulance services to ensure that Wyoming’s medical community is as prepared as we can be! For additional information, please contact Brittany Wardle, 307-777-6904; brittany.wardle@wyo.gov