Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response - Liaison Officers
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response. (2017). Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response - Liaison Officers.
ASPR Liaison Officers (LNOs) can be deployed to state, local, tribal, and territorial (SLTT) health department offices or emergency operations centers (EOCs) during an incident to provide provide guidance and subject matter expertise on Federal public health and medical services assets. ASPR LNOs can assist state and local public health officials with understanding and navigating the Federal request process, including filling out a FEMA Resource Request Form (RRF) and ensuring it has the proper signatures and endorsements. These individuals also serve as touchpoints for state and local public health officials by providing two-way situational awareness during an incident on various issues.