The Bureau of Emergency Medical Services and Preparedness works with local, state, and federal partners to guide and assist the public health and healthcare system with emergency preparedness and response efforts.
Some of the top priorities of the Public Health Preparedness Program are as follows:
• Develop, enhance, and maintain Public Health Preparedness efforts in the areas of:
• Be a liaison, support, and resource by developing and enhancing strong partnerships with partner programs, organizations, and agencies.
• Manage and coordinate federal preparedness grants and cooperative agreements.