COCA Partners

COCA collaborates with national clinician organizations across the US to communicate information about disease outbreaks, disasters, terrorism events, and other health threats. These COCA Partner Organizations serve a wide variety of healthcare professionals including: physicians, nurses, physician assistants, pharmacists, veterinarians, first responders, and public health practitioners. Through COCA partnerships, CDC is able to rapidly distribute information to clinicians during a public health emergency.

Organizations interested in becoming a COCA Partner should contact

COCA Partner Spotlight - National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI)
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COCA is pleased to feature the National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI)External in our March COCA Partner Spotlight! NNPHI is a social, financial and information network, connecting more than 8,000 subject-matter experts with organizational partners across the nation and mobilizing more than 40-member public health institutes with more than $1.4 billion in annual funding as well as 10 university-based regional training centers and 40 affiliates.

NNPHI’s Mission: To support national public health system initiatives and strengthen public health institutes to promote multi-sector activities resulting in measurable improvements of public health structures, systems, and outcomes.

Created in 2001 as a forum for public health institutes, today NNPHI convenes its members and partners at the local, state, and national levels in efforts to address critical health issues. They serve as a national network with go-to resources for analysis and best practices.

NNPHI is hosting their 2019 NNPHI Annual ConferenceExternal from May 20-22, 2019 in Washington, DC. To learn more about NNPHI, visit their websiteExternal.

Partnerships with professional healthcare associations are vital to CDC’s ability to share information with clinicians about public health emergencies, CDC guidance, health alert messages, and training opportunities.

List of Organizations



Page last reviewed: August 23, 2018