Hospital Preparedness Program (HPP)

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The Hospital Preparedness Program (HPP) is a federally-funded initiative that enhances the ability of Orange County hospitals and health care systems to prepare for and respond to public health emergencies, whether naturally occurring or man-made. Under HPP, the State allocates funds to counties along with guidance to reach certain critical benchmark requirements: medical surge capacity, equipment, patient tracking, interoperable communications, training and exercises.

HPP Priorities (Level I)

1. Healthcare System Preparedness
2. Healthcare System Recovery
3. Emergency Operations Coordination
4. Information Sharing
5. Medical Surge
6. Volunteer Management

HPP Priorities (Level II)

1. Fatality Management
2. Responder Safety and Health

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