Climate Change & Health: Assessing State Preparedness
This report assessed all 50 states and the District of Columbia on their level of preparedness for the health effects of climate change and found a great deal of variation in their preparedness to protect residents’ health. Some states have made significant preparations, while others have barely begun this process.
A Blueprint for the 2021 Administration and Congress
The Promise of Good Health for All: Transforming Public Health in America
Ready or Not 2020: Protecting the Public’s Health from Diseases, Disasters and Bioterrorism
Ready or Not provides an annual assessment of states’ level of readiness to respond to public health emergencies and recommends policy actions to ensure that everyone’s health is protected during such events. This 2020 edition reports overall preparedness improvement but also identifies areas that need attention.
The Impact of Chronic Underfunding of America’s Public Health System: Trends, Risks, and Recommendations, 2019
An examination of federal, state, and local public health funding trends and recommended investments and policy actions to prioritize prevention and effectively address 21st century health threats.
Ready or Not? Protecting the Public’s Health from Diseases, Disasters and Bioterrorism
The report finds the country does not invest enough to maintain strong, basic core capabilities for health security readiness. It includes a review of state and federal public health preparedness policies.
Prevention and Public Health Fund Detailed Information
The Prevention Fund provides almost $900 million to CDC, most of which goes toward prevention grants to states, counties and cities, non-profit health-oriented groups and tribal organizations. Without the Fund, current efforts to prevent infectious diseases and chronic illnesses would be crippled.
Impact of the 2017 Health Reform Proposals on Clinical Preventive Services
This brief reviews the current status of public and private insurance coverage of preventive services, and what would be at stake if they were eliminated or reduced, either through legislation or administrative actions.
Ready or Not?
The report found that the nation is often caught off guard when a new threat arises, which then requires diverting attention and resources away from other priorities.