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ASPR Health Care Readiness State Highlights

ASPR Health Care Readiness by the Numbers

Hospital Preparedness Program (HPP)

HPP is a cooperative agreement administered by ASPR’s National Healthcare Preparedness Programs (NHPP) Branch. It establishes the foundation for national health care readiness, promotes a consistent national focus to improve patient outcomes during emergencies, and enables rapid health care service resilience and recovery.

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Health Department Recipient

Alabama Department of
Public Health

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9 Health Care Coa​litions (HCCs)

  • AL East Central District HCC
  • AL Jefferson County HCC
  • AL Mobile County Healthcare Emergency Response HCC
  • AL North Alabama HCC
  • AL Northeastern District HCC
  • AL Shoals HCC
  • AL Southeastern District HCC
  • AL Southwestern District HCC
  • AL West Central Alabama District HCC
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HCC Core Member Participation Rate

  • 100% of acute care hospitals
  • 26% of emergency medical services (EMS)
  • 80% of public health agencies
  • 99% of emergency management agencies

National Special Pathogen System (NSPS)

The NSPS is a nationwide systems-based network approach that builds on existing infrastructure and investments in preparing for infectious disease outbreaks. NSPS supports the urgent preparedness and response needs of hospitals, health systems, and health care providers related to treating patients with special pathogens.

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HPP Cooperative Agreement Recipient

Alabama Department of ​Public Health

See above for more details, including HCC information.

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Hospital Association Recipient

Alabama Hospital Association

Hospitals, health systems, and other health care entities receive COVID-19 Preparedness and Response Activities Cooperative Agreement funding via their hospital association.

​HPP Cooperative Agreement Funding COVID-19 Supplemental Funding ASPR Health Care Readiness: Stories from the Field
39 percent decrease in funding since FY 2013.

For more details, see ASPR He​alth Care Readiness Programs​ Funding.

  • Total funding (all sources): $4,495,753
  • Hospital Association: $2,495,882
  • HPP Cooperative Agreement Award: $1,999,871

​​Refer​ence the COVID-19​ Supplemental Funding page for more details.

ASPR Hospital Association COVID-19 Supplemental Funding Allows Rural Alabama Hospital to Continue Serving its Community

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