National Health Security Strategy 2009

This document presents the Nation’s first National Health Security Strategy (NHSS), which is intended to help galvanize efforts to minimize the health consequences associated with significant health incidents. The NHSS was developed in consultation with a broad range of stakeholders, including representatives from local, state, territorial, tribal, and federal government; community-based organizations; private-sector firms; and academia.
The statutory authority and requirements for the NHSS are provided under section 2802 of the Public Health Service Act.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Publish Date:
Dec 2009