Hospital Preparedness Program (HPP)


The Hospital Preparedness Program works with the 22 statewide trauma service area (TSA) regions to develop and implement healthcare coalitions.  DSHS conducts monthly HPP contractor meetings in order to provide technical assistance and program guidance.

In 2012, the ASPR HPP and CDC PHEP programs were aligned to better support state and local efforts in emergency preparedness and to integrate the work of the public health and first responder communities.  This program alignment establishes better coordinated public health and healthcare system planning and response, improved ability to leverage funding for joint activities, and reduced burden on awardees regarding duplicative and redundant reporting.

HPP Federal Guidance and DSHS Application

Healthcare Preparedness Capabilities

Meeting Schedules

Meeting schedules for HPP and HPP and PHEP Joint meetings

HPP Helpful Links

Office of Assistant Secretary for Preparedness & Response Website (ASPR)


 ASPR Public Health Emergency


 Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

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Last updated December 05, 2014