Public Health Preparedness: 2011 State-by-State Update on Laboratory Capabilities and Response Readiness Planning

A report on CDC-funded preparedness and response activities in 50 states and 4 cities

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

2011 Report

Public Health Preparedness: 2011 State- by-State Update on Laboratory Capabilities and Response Readiness Planning is CDC’s fourth preparedness report. It presents available data that demonstrate trends and document progress in two important preparedness activities occurring at state and local health departments across the nation. The report features national data as well as individual fact sheets with data on activities occurring from 2007 to 2010 in the 50 states and four directly funded localities (Chicago, the District of Columbia, Los Angeles County and New York City) supported by CDC’s Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) Cooperative Agreement. All CDC preparedness reports are an important part of CDC’s overall focus on demonstrating results, driving program improvements, and increasing accountability for the nation’s investment in public health preparedness

The complete report and individual sections of the report are available for downloading as separate pdf files.