Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) Program Missouri 508 Graphics
Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) Program
After a tornado in Joplin, MO, the state used PHEP-funded systems to track 713 individuals who were injured and evacuated them to 42 hospitals. They provided care for dialysis and ventilator-dependent patients, and reduced lead exposure and fungal and mosquito-borne disease.
Learn more: https://www.cdc.gov/orr/readiness/index.htm