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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Strategic National Stockpile Role in the Federal Vaccination Campaign

The Strategic National Stockpile (SNS) is contributing its longstanding emergency response and medical logistics expertise to support full implementation of the National Strategy for the COVID-19 Response and expedited execution of a comprehensive, safe, effective, and equitable national vaccination campaign to counter COVID-19, protect Americans, save lives, and advance health security.

In concert with other federal agencies, private sector partners, and state, local, tribal, and territorial public health authorities, the SNS is supporting the national COVID-19 vaccination effort and COVID-19 vaccine distribution process.

SNS Support Role in the Federal COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign

  • Procure and distribute PPE and other critical supplies needed for the vaccination campaign, including therapeutic and clinical trials
  • Support point-of-care testing with needed PPE and supplies
  • Produce and distribute ancillary and mixing kits to support 1.32 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccine and booster doses
  • Support vaccine shipping requirements
  • Procure and deploy autoinjectors of epinephrine to support the potential treatment of allergic reaction

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  • This page last reviewed: August 12, 2021