Regional Treatment Network for Ebola and Other Special Pathogens

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Guide

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Regional Treatment Network for Ebola and Other Special Pathogens

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Description

This report, prepared by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (AS PR), Office of Emergency Management’s Division of National H ealthcare Preparedness Program s, is in response to a request by the House Committee on Appropriations in House Rep ort 114- 699 accompanying H.R. 5926, the Departments of Labor, H ealth and Human Services , and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Bill, 2017:

Regional Treatment Centers — The Committee is aware that HHS has created a regional treatment network for future infectious disease outbreaks through a tier system using Ebola funds. T he Committee requests a report on the Department’s plans, including funding and timetables, for each tier outlining capabilities for infrastructure, training, and other key parameters , such as waste management. HHS should make a public version of the report available on the HHS website. (page 2)

Date Last Updated (Year-Month-Day)

2017-11-01

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