Public Health Emergency - Leading a Nation Prepared
With more than 230 civil servants, U.S. Public Health Service officers, and contractors, the Strategic National Stockpile is organized to support any public health threat. Stockpile staff represent a variety of specialties, including pharmacy, clinical care, emergency management, medical logistics and operations, quality control, public health, procurement and financial management, information technology, strategic planning, training, policy and communications. All work together to ensure the right resources are ready and can get to the right place at the right time.
The Acquisition Branch develops and executes acquisition requirements for all SNS assets and capabilities.
The Information and Planning Branch coordinates preparedness activities for the stockpile and its partners to maintain alternative emergency medical supply chain capabilities. This branch:
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The Management and Business Operations Branch provides operational support. This branch:
The Operational Logistics Branch is responsible for the stockpile’s inventory of antibiotics, medical supplies, equipment, antidotes, antitoxins, antivirals, vaccines, and other pharmaceuticals that are strategically located throughout the United States and its territories. This branch:
The Science Branch manages the medical, pharmaceutical, and scientific oversight of stockpile products. This branch:
The Strategic Logistics staff builds relationships between public health and other federal agencies and private partners. This branch:
For further questions or information about the Strategic National Stockpile (SNS), please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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