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Critical Infrastructure Protection for the Healthcare and Public Health Sectors

What is it? Critical Infrastructure Protection for the Healthcare and Public Health Sectors is a coordinated effort to ensure that these facilities have the plans and programs needed to prepare for threats to their infrastructure, manage risks, and remain resilient during and after a disaster or emergency.  Learn more >>
What are we doing?
The ASPR Critical Infrastructure Protection Program leads a unique public and private sector partnership.  By protecting our nation's healthcare and public health infrastructure through coordinated efforts, we can better ensure that these vital services are available when disaster strikes. Learn More >>
How can you protect CIP? Federal government; SLTT entities; owners and operators of critical infrastructure ; and facility managers can learn how they can better prepare for, respond to and recover from common infrastructure failures, including power outages, cyber threats and water service disruption. Learn More >>
Partner with us!
​Healthcare and public health critical infrastructure protection relies on a strong partnership between federal, state, local, tribal and territorial governments with private sector owners and operators.  Learn how you can join us and about the benefits of partnership.  Learn more >>


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  • This page last reviewed: March 19, 2019