Healthcare and Public Health Sector Government Coordinating Council Meeting

On April 22 and 23, the Office of Critical Infrastructure Protection within the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response convened the Healthcare and Public Health (HPH) Government Coordinating Council (GCC). The focus of the meeting was broadening and strengthening partnerships to enhance critical infrastructure security and resilience. GCC members discussed the Emergency Prescription Assistance Program, efforts to refresh the national planning frameworks, and updates to the HPH Sector Specific Plan. The next meeting will take place in July.

About Katie Dwyer

Katie Schemm Dwyer is a Director in NACCHO's Preparedness Division. Her work focuses on supporting local health departments strengthen public health and healthcare preparedness capacity and capabilities through governance, coordination and liaison with federal preparedness organizations, policy, and program management.

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