The 2016 National Snapshot of Public Health Preparedness

2016 Report Cover

The 2016 National Snapshot of Public Health Preparedness demonstrates how federal investments enhance our nation’s ability to respond to public health threats and emergencies. We present activities that occurred during 2014 and 2015 in the framework of CDC’s three priorities.

– Improving health security at home and around the world.

– Protecting people from public health threats.

– Strengthening public health through collaboration.

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


Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP)

This report also includes Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) awardee fact sheets that display trends and document progress related to the preparedness capabilities: public health laboratory testing, emergency operations coordination, and Technical Assistance Review scores. Fact sheets also highlight PHEP capability investments, administrative preparedness, and CDC resources that supported state, local, and insular areas’ preparedness activities. The report is an opportunity to showcase the results of our collective investments, initiatives, and activities to improve public health preparedness.

Past Preparedness Reports from 2008-2015 can be found here.