Public Health Emergency - Leading a Nation Prepared
Following the HHS Secretary’s announcement of a nationwide
public health emergency on January 31, 2020, ASPR spearheaded the development of an innovative COVID-19 medical countermeasure program; deployed personnel to support quarantine facilities, hospitals, and healthcare facilities across the nation; and provided critical equipment to meet surge demands, save lives, and protect the American people from the virus.
ASPR deployed hundreds of federal disaster responders and 108 tons of medical equipment and supplies to lead and support field operations at disaster sites.
2 StatesFighting Wildfires
7 National Special Security Events
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