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Highlights of OIG's Emergency Preparedness Work: Insights for COVID-19 Response

HHS plays a lead role in preparing for and responding to public health emergencies. The current novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic highlights the need for the Department to efficiently and effectively respond to protect the nation against the spread of the virus. OIG has produced numerous evaluations and audits examining HHS's emergency preparedness and response efforts. This review will highlight relevant issues from OIG's body of work on emergency preparedness and response to inform HHS's ongoing COVID-19 response efforts. This work product will synthesize key findings and recommendations from this body of work to inform and assist HHS in its ongoing response efforts.

Announced or Revised Agency Title Component Report Number(s) Expected Issue Date (FY)
May 2020 OS Highlights of OIG's Emergency Preparedness Work: Insights for COVID-19 Response Office of Evaluation and Inspections OEI-09-20-00420;
OEI-09-20-00440;
OEI-06-20-00470
2020