Office of Public Health Preparedness
OPHP is the intersection between public health, emergency medical services, healthcare, and public safety. It handles emergency preparedness, response, and recovery.
Medical Intelligence Center
DelValle Institute Learning Center
The DelValle Institute provides high-quality, all hazards training and exercises.
The programs within the OPHP receive the following grant funding:
- U.S. Department of Homeland Security Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI). Homeland Security Grant Program by the Metro Boston Homeland Security Region. Includes funding from the Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety and Security via the City of Boston Mayor's Office of Emergency Management.
- The DelValle Institute provides programs with a focus on Emergency Support Function 8 for the Metro-Boston Homeland Security Region. This region consists of nine cities and towns:
- The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) Office of Preparedness and Emergency Management with funding from:
- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) Hospital Preparedness Program
- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Public Health Emergency Preparedness Cooperative Agreement
- The DelValle Institute is the Emergency Preparedness Education and Training Center for Massachusetts. This funding supports education and training for the Health and Medical Coordinating Coalition (HMCC) members. It includes staff members of hospitals, public health, community health centers, EMS agencies, and long-term care facilities, as well as other healthcare entities and related disciplines.