Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Capabilities: Functions Infographic

CDC’s Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Capabilities

The 15 capabilities help state, local, tribal, and territorial jurisdictions enhance their ability to prepare for, respond to, and recover from emergencies by supporting the following functions.

  • Planning Framework – Comprehensive framework to guide public health planning and response
  • Common Terminology – Consistent language for public health preparedness and response
  • Public Health Role – References to help jurisdictions define their preparedness and response role
  • Collaboration Tool – Suggestions to ensure applicable stakeholders are involved
  • Evaluation Planning – Considerations for jurisdictional evaluation programs and exercise priorities