Public Health Emergency Preparedness
ORAU helps CDC ensure that local public health systems can effectively respond to a range of public health threats
CDC's Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) program is a critical component of national health security.
Within the public health preparedness portfolio, ORAU works on a variety of national projects, programs, and initiatives to help CDC ensure state and local public health systems are able to effectively respond to a range of public health threats, including infectious diseases, natural disasters, and biological, chemical, nuclear and radiological events.
Industries we serve
- Federal preparedness agencies
- State, local and territorial public health departments
- Preparedness professionals
- National preparedness organizations and agencies
What we offer
ORAU has been supporting CDC’s Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) program since the development of the Strategic National Stockpile (SNS) Extranet in 2003. Our experts work with federal agencies and national preparedness organizations by providing the following services:
- Preparedness education campaign planning and implementation
- Preparedness Impact Project Steering Committee project management
- Design and testing of PHEP communication materials
- Social media messaging and graphic design
- Technical guidance writing and editing
- Technical assistance and training for preparedness professionals
Come talk to us about public health and healthcare preparedness capabilities
Come talk to us about public health and healthcare preparednes at the ORAU booth at the 2019 NACCHO Preparedness Summit March 26-29, 2019 in St. Louis.
The Preparedness Summit is the first and longest running national conference on public health preparedness. The Summit convenes a wide array of partners; presenting new research findings, sharing tools and resources and providing a variety of opportunities for attendees to learn how to implement model practices that enhance the nation’s capabilities to prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters and other emergencies.
For information about ORAU’s health communication, preparedness and response needs, contact Marcus Weseman, M.P.A., vice president and senior associate director, Health Communication programs, at 865.576.3420 or email@example.com.