Capabilities in Action Infographic
CDC’s Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Capabilities provide an interrelated framework for communities to prepare for, respond to, and recover from threats and emergencies.
The following Tier 1 capabilities provide a strong foundation for public health preparedness and response.
Capability 1: Community Preparedness
Capability 3: Emergency Operations Coordination
Capability 4: Emergency Public Information and Warning
Capability 6: Information Sharing
Capability 8: Medical Countermeasure Dispensing and Administration
Capability 9: Medical Materiel Management and Distribution
Capability 12: Public Health Laboratory Testing
Capability 13: Public Health Surveillance and Epidemiological Investigation
Capability 14: Responder Safety and Health