Strategic National Stockpile
Public Health Meeting Catastrophic Demand with Timely Interventions
In the Spotlight
Enjoy a fast-paced sharing session where you will be intrigued by the content of the presentations and the format. Six SNS planning professionals engage the audience through an Ignite format of rapid delivery of important SNS promising practices and lessons learned.
Learning Objective 1 At the conclusion of this session, attendees will be able to better understand the mission of the SNS and how it applies to state and local public health.
Learning Objective 2 At the conclusion of this session, attendees will be able to describe innovative SNS response methods as applied at the state and local public health level.
Learning Objective 3 At the conclusion of this session, attendees will be able to describe SNS-specific roles in public health emergency response, especially at the state and local public health levels.
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Tribal nations adhere to the core principles of having well integrated and coordinated preparedness, training, response, and recovery plans and programs in place both before and after disaster strikes, including the capacity and capability to receive and deliver lifesaving assets from the Strategic National Stockpile (SNS) to their communities. To assist in these efforts, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) developed a "SNS Planning and Tribes" conference series for the 2011 SNS Summit held in Atlanta, July 25–28. As part of the summit, tribal representatives shared promising practices and discussed the challenges of planning for an incident in which SNS assets would be deployed with the CDC/Division of Strategic National Stockpile (DSNS) leadership. Click "more" to download the publication.
Resources Webpage Now Houses Reports, Tools, and Resources
To view reports and other resources and tools, visit the SNS-Resource webpage. This webpage contains information such as the Public Health Emergency Response Guide for State, Local, and Tribal Public Health Directors – Version 2.0, the Indian Health Resource SNS Guide, archived webinars, and more. More »
The SNS project has developed four practical references highlighting alternative methods of dispensing that are useful for local health departments that would like to utilize a similar model in their response plans. The highlights include background information, pros and cons of utilizing the model, and the costs and resources needed to implement the model. Click on the following links to read the highlight articles: