Hospital Preparedness Program

Program Purpose:

The Hospital Preparedness Program (HPP) provides funding to support and increase the level of preparedness nationwide under the 2006 Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Act (PAHPA) (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 Preparedness and Emergency Operations (OPEO) 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.  Areas of focus within the HPP include:

 

National Incident Management System                      Needs of At-Risk Populations

Education & Preparedness Training                           Exercises and Evaluations

Interoperable Communications                                 Volunteer Registry

Fatality Management                                             Medical Evacuation/Shelter in Place

Partnership/Coalition Development                            Alternate Care Sites

Mobile Medical Assets                                            Pharmaceutical Caches

Personal Protective Equipment                                 Decontamination

Medical Reserve Corps                                           Critical Infrastructure Protection

 Hospital Preparedness Coordinators:

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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