Infographic: Preparedness and Response: By the Numbers

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Preparedness and Response A By the Numbers


Preparedness and Response: By the Numbers

  • $616 million in annual Public Health Preparedness and Response funds awarded to 62 jurisdictions for 2016
  • 646 CDC responders deployed internationally to fight Zika
  • 21,756 incoming calls responded to from the public; state health departments;clinicians; and hospitals
  • 4 CDC Emergency Operations Center responses at once: Polio, Ebola, Zika, and Flint, Michigan Water Contamination
  • 31,000 Zika Prevention Kits distributed across the U.S. and its territories
  • 25 countries sent public health leaders to CDC headquarters for emergency management training
  • 2,232 federal, state, territorial, and local emergency responders trained on how to receive and distribute products from the Strategic National Stockpile
  • 216 inspections of laboratories registered to handle select agents and toxins conducted by the Federal Select Agent Program in 2015
  • 64 peer-reviewed publications and Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports published by Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response staff
  • 100 Public Health Emergency Preparedness-funded field staff assigned to 44 different awardee locations in 2016