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ASPR Health Care Readiness State Highlights

ASPR Health Care Readiness by the Numbers

Hospital Preparedness Program (HPP)

HPP is a cooperative agreement administered by ASPR’s National Healthcare Preparedness Programs (NHPP) Branch. It establishes the foundation for national health care readiness, promotes a consistent national focus to improve patient outcomes during emergencies, and enables rapid health care service resilience and recovery.

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Health Department Recipient

Utah Department of Health

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7 Health Care Coalitions (HCCs)

  • Salt Lake, Summit, Tooele Healthcare Coalition
  • Central Utah Healthcare Coalition
  • Healthcare Preparedness Coalition of Utah/Wasatch Counties
  • Uintah Basin Healthcare Preparedness Coalition
  • Southeastern Utah Healthcare Preparedness Coalition
  • Southwest Utah Healthcare Preparedness Coalition
  • Northern Utah Healthcare Coalition
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HCC Core Member Participation Rate

  • 100% of acute care hospitals
  • 97% of emergency medical services (EMS)
  • 95% of public health agencies
  • 100% of emergency management agencies

National Special Pathogen System (NSPS)

The NSPS is a nationwide systems-based network approach that builds on existing infrastructure and investments in preparing for infectious disease outbreaks. NSPS supports the urgent preparedness and response needs of hospitals, health systems, and health care providers related to treating patients with special pathogens.

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HPP Cooperative Agreement Recipient

Utah Department of Health

See above for more details, including HCC information.

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Hospital Association Recipient

UHA Utah Hospitals and Health Systems Association

Hospitals, health systems, and other health care entities receive COVID-19 Preparedness and Response Activities Cooperative Agreement funding via their hospital association.

HPP Cooperative Agreement Funding COVID-19 Supplemental Funding ASPR Health Care Readiness:
Stories from the Field

For more details, see ASPR Health Care Readiness Programs Funding.

  • Total funding (all sources): $2,606,681
  • Hospital Association: $1,391,684
  • HPP Cooperative Agreement Award: $1,214,997​

Reference the COVID-19 Supplemental Funding page fo​r more details.

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