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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Call for Public Comments: 2015-2018 National Health Security Strategy

Comment period closes:   May 21, 2014 at 5:00 PM ET

The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response is requesting public comments on a draft of the 2015-2018 National Health Security Strategy (NHSS).
The purpose of the 2015-2018 NHSS is to provide strategic direction for health security system in the United States over the next four years. The draft contains a vision, goal, guiding principles, strategic objectives, priorities, and implementation activities to enhance national health security. The Implementation Plan (IP) will guide the Nation and facilitate coordination among stakeholders.  Reviewers are encouraged to provide suggestions on:

  • Overall strategic direction of the NHSS;
  • The focus of the strategic objectives and priorities; and
  • Activities that various sectors can implement by 2018. Notional activities are currently placeholders in the IP. Activities should align with the NHSS strategic objectives and identify who should be involved.
This draft document is for public comment purposes only and should not be quoted or referenced. For questions or technical issues, please contact us via the NHSS Contact Form.
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  • This page last reviewed: April 18, 2014