Issue Brief 12-28
July 27, 2012

On July 2, 2012, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced $352 million in federal fiscal year (FY) 2012 awards for the Hospital Preparedness Program (HPP), and $619 million for the Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) program. These grants are awarded to states, territories, and four local governments (the District of Columbia, New York City, Chicago, and Los Angeles County). FY 2012 marks the first time that HPP and PHEP funds were consolidated into one funding opportunity announcement and awarded jointly.