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National Health Security Preparedness Index
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The National Health Security Preparedness Index is a tool used to examine our nation's health security. The Index represents the most comprehensive set of health security preparedness measures to date. The National Health Security Preparedness Index has state by state results and is updated annually.





The 2014 Oregon Index Results provides agencies with information regarding the state's health capabilities. The Index provides Oregon an opportunity to focus on potential strengths and to better develop and strengthen partnerships and collaborations to improve health security.
See Oregon's full results.


2014 Oregon ​

Index Results

​ ​
Oregon Results​
National Results (Average of States)​
​Range (State Results)
Overall Results​
7.1 7.4 6.5 - 8.2
Domain​
Oregon Results​
​National Results (Average of States)
Range (State Results)​
Health Security Surveillance​ ​ 8.0 7.8​ 6.0 - 9.2​
Health Surveillance and Epidemiological Investigation​ 8.7​ 7.9 5.8 - 9.9 ​
Biological Monitoring​ and Laboratory Testing​ 7.2​ 7.6 5.8 - 9.3
Community Planning and Engagement​ ​ 7.5 6.7
5.3 - 8.8
Cross-sector/Community Collaboration ​ 8.0​ 6.4​ 2.0 - 10.0​
Children and Other At-risk Populations​ 5.5​ 5.8​ 2.4 - 8.4​
Management of Volunteers During Emergencies​ 7.2​ 6.0​ 4.4 - 9.6
Social Capital and Cohesion​ 9.2​ 8.4 7.1 - 9.6​
Incident and Information Management​ ​ 7.9 8.1​ 6.6 - 9.5
Incident Management and Multi-Agency Coordination​ 8.7 8.2​ 6.3 - 9.7
Emergency Public Information and Warning​ 6.5​ 8.0​ 5.1 - 9.7​
Legal and Administrative 8.5​ ​8.1 ​5.9 - 10.0
Healthcare Delivery ​ 6.8 6.5​ 5.5 - 7.4​
Prehospital Care 8.4​ 6.6​ 3.2 - 8.7​
Inpatient Care​ 5.1​ 5.8​ 3.5 - 7.3​
​Long-term Care 5.3​ ​6.2 ​4.3 - 7.7
Mental and Behavorial Healthcare​ 7.0​ 6.0​ 4.3 - 7.9​
Home Care 8.0​ 8.0​ ​6.9 - 9.4
Countermeasure Management​ 9.0​ 9.1 7.5 - 9.7​
Medical Materiel Management, Distribution and Dispensing​​ 9.7​ 9.4​ 7.2 - 10.0​
Countermeasure Utilization and Effectiveness​ 8.3 8.8 7.8 - 9.7​
Environment​al and Occupational Health 3.3 5.9 3.3 - 8.3
​Food and Water Safety ​5.2 ​6.7 ​4.1 - 9.7
​Environmental Monitoring ​1.5 ​5.2 1.5 - 7.1​