Pandemic and Disaster Preparedness

Pandemic and Disaster Preparedness

This section provides Children's Hospital Association resources that highlight the unique needs of children for pandemic and disaster relief preparedness.

The Facts About COVID-19 and Children

Read the latest data on kids' COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and vaccination numbers.

March 10, 2023

CHA Submits PAHPA Hearing Statement for the Record

CHA has submitted a statement for a Senate HELP Committee hearing to highlight how the national disaster and pandemic response infrastructure must prioritize children’s needs.

May 04, 2023

Fiscal Year 2023 Omnibus Summary

This detailed summary of the FY 2023 Omnibus focuses on those provisions of most interest to children’s hospitals.

Jan. 13, 2023

COVID-19 Emergency Declaration Timeline

This chart contains updated information on the various COVID-19 emergency declarations, including timelines, processes for renewal and current expiration dates.

Jan. 12, 2023

Pediatric Health Care Organizations Call for Response on RSV and Flu Surge

Pediatricians’ offices and hospitals are experiencing higher volumes of patients and many are at or beyond capacity.

Nov. 15, 2022

AHA Receives $1.5 Million CDC Grant to Build Vaccine Confidence, Partner with Children's Hospital Association

AHA will partner with CHA on pediatric vaccine confidence as part of the year three grant.

Oct. 20, 2022

4 Trends in Pediatric Hospital Utilization

A comparison of hospital utilization trends in acute care, surgery and emergency departments pre- and mid-pandemic.

Oct. 19, 2022

COVID-19 Policy Resources for Children's Hospitals

Find CHA policy tools and advocacy response resources, as well as federal, state and other external policy-related resources.

Aug. 04, 2022

CHA Applauds CDC Recommendation of COVID Vaccines for Children Under 5

Children's hospitals across the country are working diligently to make sure children have access to the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines.

June 18, 2022

4 Ways the Pandemic Affected Children's Hospitals

Data collected through the Children’s Hospitals Annual Benchmark Report (ABR) is the first opportunity to look at year-over-year trends influenced by COVID-19.

Jan. 27, 2022

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For the Record

View CHA communications to federal policymakers such as statements for the record, RFI responses, regulatory comment letters and more.