2012 State-by-State Update Report on Preparedness and Response

A Snapshot on CDC-Funded Preparedness and Response Activities in 50 States, 4 Localities, and 8 Territories, Commonwealths, and Freely Associated States

Tuesday, September 20, 2012

2012 Report

2012 State-By-State Report on Laboratory, Emergency Operations Coordination, and Emergency Public Information and Warning Capabilities is CDC’s fourth preparedness report. Designed to increase accountability regarding the nation’s investment in preparedness activities, the report features national-level data as well as individual fact sheets for the 50 states, 4 cities, and 8 insular areas supported by the Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) cooperative agreement. This 2012 state-by-state report presents available data that display trends and document progress related to 3 of the 15 preparedness capabilities: public health laboratory testing, emergency operations coordination, and emergency public information and warning. The report provides a key opportunity to showcase the results of our collective investments, initiatives, and activities around improving public health preparedness and our nation’s health security.

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