Divisions of Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response
Manages the Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) Cooperative Agreement, which supports preparedness nationwide in state, local, tribal, and territorial public health departments. The cooperative agreement currently funds 62 awardees including all 50 states, eight U.S. territories and freely associated states, and four localities.
The Division of Strategic National Stockpile (DSNS)
Manages and maintains the Strategic National Stockpile (SNS), the national repository of critical medicines and medical supplies established to protect the American public if there is a public health emergency and state and local supplies to run out.
Oversees the Federal Select Agent Program, which regulates all entities that possess, use, and/or transfer biological agents or toxins that could pose a severe threat to public health and safety. Ensures compliance with select agent regulations by providing guidance to registered entities and conducting evaluations and inspections.
- Page last reviewed: August 18, 2016
- Page last updated: August 18, 2016
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