DLH TEAMS FOR AWARD OF BLANKET PURCHASE AGREEMENT (BPA) IN SUPPORT OF THE CDC OFFICE OF PUBLIC HEALTH PREPAREDNESS & RESPONSE
Posted 8/25/2013 by DLH
Atlanta, Georgia - August, 26, 2013-DLH Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: DLHC), a technical services provider to Federal government agencies specializing in healthcare, logistics, and contingency response announced today that it is part of a team which was awarded the Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) in support of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response (OPHPR).
Under the terms of the BPA, DLH will have the opportunity to compete on task orders to provide professional and technical services to all OPHPR divisions and offices to assist the CDC with its role in stregthening the nation's health security and protecting against public health threats. DLH will serve as a source of management and technical expertise to support projects related to strategic planning, organizational development and project management among others.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, the CDC's OPHPR leads the agency's preparedness and response activities by providing strategic direction, coordination, and support for all of CDC's bioterrorism preparedness and emergency response activities alongside local, state, tribal, national, territorial, and international public health partners.
DLH Executive Vice President, John Armstrong, commented: "DLH is excited to expand our strong legacy of providing logistics and contingency response support into the CDC OPHPR. We're focusing our efforts on bringing together subject matter expertise with strategy, analytics and technology solutions to tackle the most pressing national health issues. We are pleased to have the opportunity to provide our superior level of services and solutions to the CDC."
DLH expects to provide these services for up to a five-year period as a subcontractor on this BPA.
DLH Holdings Corp. (Nasdaq: DLHC) serves clients throughout the United States as a technical services provider to Federal government agencies specializing in healthcare, logistics, and contingency response services. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA the company was named as a Top 100 Public Company by Georgia Trend, and is a member of the National Defense Industrial Association. DLH has over 1,000 employees working in over 20 states throughout the country. For more information, visit the corporate web site at www.dlhcorp.com.