Strategic National Stockpile


Supporting SNS preparedness at the state level


ASTHO provides tools, information and technical assistance to support state and territorial health agencies in achieving SNS readiness. 

State Experiences

State and territorial health agencies play an essential role in planning for and managing the receipt and distribution of the Strategic National Stockpile, a national repository of life-saving pharmaceuticals and other medical supplies available in the event of a public health emergency. 

2007-2008 Regional SNS Workshops hosted by ASTHO, NACCHO and CDC (pdf)

Georgia Taps into Its Private Resources and Improves Its SNS Operations (pdf)

Mississippi Goes Green: The State's SNS Response to Katrina (pdf)

SNS Regional Monthly Updates

SNS Regional Monthly Update December 2011 (pdf)

SNS Regional Monthly Update November 2011 (pdf)

SNS Regional Monthly Update October 2011 (pdf)

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Publications and Other Resources

2011 Strategic National Stockpile Summit: Strengthening the Response Through Collaboration and Innovation in Atlanta, Georgia, July 25-28, 2011 (external site)

ASTHO SNS Webinar on Supply Chain Management and DSNS's Inventory Management System (archived recording) (webinar)

SNS Extranet

The Strategic National Stockpile: From Concept to Achievement (pdf)

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