Our Funding

The Divisions of the Center for Preparedness and Response and response receives approximately $1.5 billion in annual funding from Congress to build and strengthen national preparedness for public health emergencies including natural, biological, chemical, radiological, and nuclear incidents. This funding supports a range of activities at CDC and state and local public health departments. Over three-quarters of this funding is appropriated for the Public Health Emergency Preparedness cooperative agreement and the Strategic National Stockpile*.

FY 2019 Appropriation by Budget Line (Dollars in Millions)

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*As of 10/1/2018 the Strategic National Stockpile was transferred to the HHS Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response.

Page last reviewed: January 16, 2019, 11:15 AM