The Governor’s Guide to Public Health Preparedness

The Governor’s Guide to Public Health Preparedness serves as a primer on the fundamentals of public health preparedness for governors and state homeland security professionals. The guide highlights key pieces of legislation impacting public health preparedness, recommended best practices state homeland security officials can utilize to coordinate with public health officials, case studies of successful coordination to public health emergencies, and resources available to state homeland security officials from partner organizations to learn more about public health preparedness. Finally, this guide offers an in-depth look at the resources and programs available by federal partners, like the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, to state officials to build out a robust public health preparedness process in their state.