Pandemic and Disaster Preparedness
Children’s physical and mental health needs must be prioritized in the nation’s pandemic and disaster preparedness and response infrastructure.
CHA Publishes National Blueprint for Pediatric-Specific Readiness in Pandemics and Disasters
The report provides recommendations on how to ensure children’s physical and mental health care needs are considered in planning for pandemics, disasters and public health emergencies.
CHA Letter to Senate HELP Committee on Markup of PAHPA Reauthorization Legislation
The letter urges lawmakers to prioritize children’s physical and mental health needs in its markup of the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Response Act (PAHPA).
Children's Hospital Association Releases Campaign to Build Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence
Campaign highlights the importance of vaccinating children against COVID-19.
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.
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.
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.