​​​​​APHL provides leadership and scientific guidance for coordinated laboratory responses to public health crises. Our members – state, local and territorial governmental, laboratories - are at the forefront of detecting novel threats and responds to all hazard threats.

A successful public health response depends on well-prepared networks which utilize:

  • Crisis Management Practices

  • Timely Communications

  • Sound Science

  • Data to Inform Response

  • Public/Private Partnerships

  • Shared Expertise

Crisis Management Activities

APHL activates its Incident Command System to support member laboratory response to public health emergencies. For more information, contact APHL through our Emergency Operations Center (EOC) at eoc@aphl.org

Crisis Management Resources

Forms and Information

APHL Continuity of Operations Guidelines