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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Strategic National Stockpile

Strategic National Stockpile is the nation’s largest supply of potentially life-saving pharmaceuticals and medical supplies for use in a public health emergency severe enough to cause local supplies to run out.

When state, local, tribal, and territorial responders request federal assistance to support their response efforts, the stockpile ensures that the right medicines and supplies get to those who need them most during an emergency. Organized for scalable response to a variety of public health threats, this repository contains enough supplies to respond to multiple large-scale emergencies simultaneously.

 
 
 
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About the SNS​

YouTube Video: SNS - A Look Back at the Last 20 Years
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Contact Us

For further questions or information about the Strategic National Stockpile (SNS), please email us at sns.ops@cdc.gov

  • This page last reviewed: November 18, 2019