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Iowa State & Local Planning & Response Activities

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 Agreement between Iowa and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

On February 3, 2006 HHS Secretary Mike Leavitt and Governor Tom Vilsack signed a Planning Resolution detailing HHS' and Iowa's shared and independent responsibilities for pandemic planning.

 Federal Help for Iowa Planning

Iowa received $1,215,422 in phase one funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to use for pandemic planning activities. Iowa received additional funds of $2,439,931 from the revised phase two of Health and Human Services’ local and state allocations. A supplemental $851,583 was awarded to help strengthen the state's capacity to respond to a pandemic influenza outbreak.  These grants are based on a formula adjusted for population.
State and Local Funding Distribution Chart >>
Phase I Allocation Press Release >>
Phase II Allocation Press Release >>
2007 Allocation, August >>

 State Activities

The state of Iowa, HHS and other federal agencies held a pandemic planning summit on February 3, 2006 with public health and emergency management and response leaders within the state.

 Local Activities

 State Contacts

Contact Information for the Departments of Agriculture, Wildlife and Public Health
Find information on how to contact these departments in Iowa, by mail and by phone. When available, fax numbers and Web addresses are also provided