Pennsylvania Department of Health

Report
Pennsylvania
Department of Health
Statewide Advisory Committee for
Preparedness
August 16, 2005
OPHP Updates
Joseph B. May
Director, Bureau of Health Planning,
Acting Director, Office of Public Health Preparedness
Common Themes in CDC/HRSA
Program Guidance
• National Incident Management System
• Hazard Vulnerability Analysis
• Coordination of HRSA/CDC/Department of
Homeland Security
• Performance Measures
• Document ability to respond through
assessments, exercises, site visits, & drills
• Coordination between state and local
jurisdictions
Centers for Disease Control and
Prevention (CDC) 2005-2006
“Level funding” compared to 04-05
– Base grant
– Cities Readiness Initiative
– EWIDS (Erie)
$ 28,221,122
$ 2,614,150
$
15,000
• “Focus Areas” replaced with goals
• Development of specific performance
measures.
• Carryover:
– 75% of estimated carryover after 9/1/05
– Entire amount of final report after 11/1/05
CDC Focus Areas Replaced by
Preparedness Goals, Outcomes, and
Required Critical Tasks
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Prevent – hazards planning and threat recognition
Detect/Report – timely, accurate information
Investigate – identify causes and interventions
Control – countermeasures and health guidance
Recover – restore services and safety to preevent levels
• Improve – implement recommendations from after
action reports
2005 – 2006 CDC Highlights
• National Public Health Performance
Standards
• Metrics – system to develop and interpret
performance measures
• 9 regional full-scale hospital BT exercises
(CDC/HRSA/ODP)
• Statewide Implementation of NIMS
• Equipping Two Mobile BT Level 3
Laboratories
CDC 2005-2006 Grant Proposal
• 2005-2006 proposal distribution:
– Grants/Contracts 64.1%
– Personnel
15.1%
– Equipment
4.5%
– Supplies
6.6%
– Travel
1.2%
– All other
8.5%
HRSA 2005-2006
• Funding target $ 19,254,011, 2.8%
below 04-05 level.
• States authorized to request 12 month
no cost extension for 04-05 funds.
• Hospital BT coordinator transition
No Change in HRSA 20052006 Priority Areas
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Administration
Surge Capacity
Emergency Medical Services
Linkages to Public Health Departments
Education and Preparedness Training
Terrorism Preparedness Exercises
HRSA Highlights
• 9 Regional Avian Influenza Table Top Exercises
• Technical Assistance site visits to hospitals for
education and training support
• Web-based hospital application and reporting
system.
• DOH QA liaison to assist hospitals in meeting
state and federal regulatory requirements in
development of disaster plans.
• Emergency System for Advanced Registration
of Volunteer Health Care Personnel – Phase II
HRSA 2005-2006 Grant Proposal
• 2005-2006 proposal distribution
– Grants/Contracts
• Hospital Preparedness
• Other Activities
– Personnel
– All other
95.8%
73.7%
22.1%
3.1%
1.1%
Office of Public Health Preparedness
(717) 346-0640

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