HHS announces $613 million in 2011 preparedness grants
August 15, 2011
by Bob Roos
Federal health agencies today announced $613 million in grants to states and cities for this year's round of public health emergency preparedness funding, plus another $49 million in grants partly designated to boost epidemiology and laboratory capacity at state health departments.
The $613 million is being awarded through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC's) Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) cooperative agreement, which supports state, local, and territorial health departments.
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