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ASPR's Response to COVID-19

In the Spotlight: Test to Treat

Faster, Easier Access to
Life-Saving COVID-19 Treatments​

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In response to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus outbreak, the federal government is taking steps to protect the American people. Within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response is working with our partners to explore the development of new medical countermeasures and take other actions to enhance health security.

COVID-19 Therapeutics
Find out how ASPR is working with our partners to bring life-saving
COVID-19 therapeutics to people across the country.


Medical Countermeasure Development and Acquisition


Strategic National Stockpile

Join Us! Serving on the Front Lines of Health

ASPR is looking for volunteer and intermittent federal employees to help fight COVID-19. Find out about service oppertunities that are available in communities across the country through the National Disaster Medical System, the Medical Reserve Corps, and expanding the COVID-19 Vaccination Workforce initiative.

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COVID-19 Health Care System Response


Legal Authorities


Technical Assistance and Resources



ASPR’s COVID-19 Response from the Field

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ASPR’s COVID-19 Response by the Numbers

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98
COVID-19 medical countermeasures supported by BARDA

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17K+
Tons of cargo shipped by SNS to support U.S. repatriation efforts and state PPE needs

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26
Emergency Use Authorizations issued for BARDA-Supported SARS CoV-2 Tests​​