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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

Connecticut Department of Public Health

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1 Health Care Coalition (HCC)

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2 Special Pathogen Treatment Centers

  • Yale New Haven Hospital
  • Hartford Hospital
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HCC Core Member Participation Rate

  • 93% of acute care hospitals
  • 100% of emergency medical services (EMS)
  • 50% of public health agencies
  • 100% 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

Connecticut Department of Public Health

See above for more details, including HCC information.

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Hospital Association Recipient

Connecticut Health and 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

For more details, see ASPR Health Care Readiness Program Funding.

  • Total funding (all sources): $4,269,507
  • Hospital Association: $1,945,335
  • HPP Cooperative Agreement Award: $2,324,172

Reference the COVID-19 Supplemental Funding page for mor​e details.

HPP Funds Used to Deploy Mobile ​Field
Hospital in Connecticut

Connecticut Registers 5,000 Volunteers
to Mitigate COVID-19 Patient Surge

View all Stories from the Field

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