Infographic: Preparedness and Response - By the Numbers

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Preparedness and Response: By the Numbers

Preparedness and Response: By the Nuymbers

  • $612 M In annual PHEP funds awarded to 62 jurisdictions for 2017.
  • $8 M Funding for public health preparedness and response research to improve the ability of CDC and its partners to effectively respond to a wide range of public health emergencies and disasters.
  • 1,786 Total CDC deployments for Zika.
  • 530 CDC staff, including staff deployed to the field, during the responses to Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria.
  • 181 Inspections of laboratories registered to handle select agents and toxins conducted by the Federal Select Agent Program (FSAP) in 2016.
  • 3,758 Federal, state, territorial, and local emergency responders trained on how toreceive and distribute products from the Strategic National Stockpile.
  • 90 CDC field staff assigned to 58 different PHEP awardee locations in 2017.
  • 19 Countries sent public health leaders to CDC headquarters for emergency management training.
  • 69 Peer-reviewed publications and Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports authored by OPHPR staff.
  • 22,776 Incoming calls to CDC’s Emergency Operations Center responded to from the public; state health departments; clinicians; and hospitals.
Page last reviewed: May 2, 2018