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Strategic National Stockpile (SNS)

Date of Publication

3/5/2010

Definition

A national repository of antibiotics, chemical antidotes, antitoxins, life-support medications, intravenous administration fluids and sets, airway maintenance supplies, and medical/surgical items. The SNS is designed to supplement and re-supply State and local public health agencies in the event of a national emergency anywhere and at any time within the United States or its territories.


Source of Definition

DoDI 6200.03 Public Health Emergency Management within the Department of Defense

DHA Address: 7700 Arlington Boulevard | Suite 5101 | Falls Church, VA | 22042-5101

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