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Details for Service Public Health Preparedness and Response
Service Name Public Health Preparedness and Response Program Name Access, Outreach
Goal Expand awareness, understanding and use of information to enhance the health and safety of North Carolinians.
Objective Assure that children and/or adults have access to consistent and accurate health and safety information through outreach and education.
Division Division of Public Health
Service Description

This service is designed to protect everyone in North Carolina by increasing the ability of the public health system to prepare for, detect, respond to and recover from public health emergencies. These emergencies might include acts of terrorism, disease outbreaks and natural disasters.


This service provides training, planning and technical consultation to all local health departments (LHDs); seven Public Health Regional Surveillance Teams (PHRSTs); other state agencies; hospitals; health care providers; and law enforcement, emergency management and other response partners. It works to ensure a coordinated federal, tribal, state, regional and local response to public health emergencies.


Activities include:

  • Training, planning and technical consultation.
  •  Exercises to evaluate response plans.
  •  Laboratory services.
  •  Information technology services.
  • Supporting other state agencies, including the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, General Communicable Disease Control, Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology, and Health Promotion.
Web Site http://www.epi.state.nc.us/epi/phpr/ Year First Initiated 2000
Available State Wide Yes Geographic Area Served
Grants Provided No Competitive Bidding No
Competitive Bidding Details For selected services, competitive bidding is solicited following Division policy. Aid-to-County is allocated by formula.
Waiting List No Waiting List Start Date
Number Waiting
Waiting List Details

Income Eligibility
Income Eligibility No
Income Eligibility Method
Income Eligibility Type
Whose Income Eligibility
Income Disregard No
Income Disregard Desc
Income Verified No
Income Verified Method
Income Criteria
Income Eligibility Change
Income Eligibility Method Prior To Change
Income Eligibility Other

Target Population
Age Range Start Age Range End
0 100+

Legal Authority
Authorization Level Authorization Type Citation
Federal Code of Federal Regulations SEC391(A)317(K)OFPHS42U.S.C.SEC241A242B

Budget Information
State Fiscal Year (SFY) 2021
As of the month of November 2020
Authorized Budget Fiscal Year 2021 SFY 2020-2021 Year To Date Expenditures Balance
Salary and Fringes (1X) 3,245,207 1,307,581 1,937,626
Salary Other (1X) 0 0 0
Operating (2X-5X) 1,758,486 630,328 1,128,158
Contracts/Allocations (6X) 9,669,903 3,669,912 5,999,991
Reserves (7X) 0 0 0
Transfers (8X) 0 0 0
Total Requirements 14,673,596 5,607,821 9,065,775
Receipts-Federal 12,723,852 4,565,641 8,158,211
Receipts- Local receipts 0 0 0
Receipts- Other receipts 92,855 92,855 0
Total Receipts 12,816,707 4,658,496 8,158,211
General Fund Appropriations 1,856,889 949,326 907,563
State Local Other
0 0 0
State Local
0 0