Public Health Emergency Preparedness & Response

The Division of Public Health Emergency Preparedness & Response provides local and state public health guidance, planning, coordination, response and funding for large scale emergencies.  These activities include coordination and funding of incident command and control, disease control, laboratory services, communications systems, public information, medical supplies, equipment and pharmaceuticals and training.  Funding for this division is provided by a cooperative agreement through the Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control.

Juli Sickler, Director E-Mail
Phone: 701.328.2293
Fax: 701.328.0357
Mail: 1720 Burlington Drive
Bismarck, ND 58504


SNS (Strategic National Stockpile) contains medical cache for public health emergencies.
It is comprised of two components:

  1. 12 Hour Push Package
  2. Managed Inventory

Depending on the public health emergency, SNS assets, when requested by the State, can arrive within 6-12 hours of the federal decision to deploy.
If you would like additional information please contact the NDDoH-EPR Section.

Public Health Statewide Response Team


Funding Opportunities:

BP1 (FY2019-20) PHEP Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO)

BP1 (FY2018-19) PHEP and HPP Supplemental Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA)

2018 PHEP Response Capabilities: National Standards for State, Local, Tribal and Territorial Public Health

Preparedness and Emergency Response Research Centers (PERRCs) Toolkit


Requesting a HAN (Health Alert Network Message)

Requesting Emergency Medical Materials Training and Acknowledgement

HAN Assets: Ordering for Drills and Exercises

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