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ASPR Health Care Readiness State Highlights

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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
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1 Health Care Coalition (HCC)

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Special Pathogen Treatment Centers
• Yale New Haven Hospital
• Hartford Hospital

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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                     
• 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.

HPP Cooperative Agreement Recipient

See above for more details, including HCC information.

Hospital Association Recipient

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

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

HPP Funds Used to Deploy MobileField
Hospital in Connecticut

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

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  • This page last reviewed: August 09, 2021