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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

Georgia Department of Public Health

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14 Health Care Coalitions (HCCs)

  • Region A (GA)
  • Region B (GA)
  • Region C (GA)
  • Region D (GA)
  • Region E (GA)
  • Region F (GA)
  • Region G (GA)
  • Region H (GA)
  • Region I (GA)
  • Region J (GA)
  • Region K (GA)
  • Region L (GA)
  • Region M (GA)
  • Region N (GA)
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Special Pathogen Treatment Centers

  • Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
  • Grady Memorial
  • Piedmont Columbus Regional
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HCC Core Member Participation Rate

  • 100% of acute care hospitals
  • 100% of emergency medical services (EMS)
  • 100% 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

Georgia Department of Public Health

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Hospital Association Recipient

Georgia Hospital Association Research and Education Foundation​

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

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Regional Ebola and Other Special Pathogen Treatment Center (RESPTC)
Emory University

Receives HPP Ebola Preparedness and Response Activities Cooperative Agreement Part B funding via the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services.​

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National Emerging Special Pathogens Training and Education Center (NETEC)

Emory University

Regional Disaster Health Response System (RDHRS)

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Partnership for Disaster Health Response Cooperative Agreement Recipient

Region 4 Southern Regional Disaster Response System (SRDRS)

HPP Cooperative Agreement Funding COVID-19 Supplemental Funding RDHRS Cooperative Agreement Funding

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

  • Total funding (all sources): $10,425,273
  • Hospital Association: $4,968,173
  • HPP Cooperative Agreement Award: $4,807,100
  • RESPTC: $650,000

Reference the COVID-19 Supplemental Funding page for more de​tails.

  • FY21: $3,000,000​
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