The Impact of Chronic Underfunding on America’s Public Health System: Trends, Risks, and Recommendations, 2021
Building Trust in and Access to a COVID-19 Vaccine Within Communities of Color and Tribal Nations
A Blueprint for the 2021 Administration and Congress
The Promise of Good Health for All: Transforming Public Health in America
The State of Obesity 2020: Better Policies for a Healthier America
The U.S. adult obesity rate tops 40 percent; highest ever recorded. COVID-19 related food insecurity puts more Americans at risk for obesity or worsening obesity.
Beyond School Walls: How Federal, State and Local Entities are Adapting Policies to Ensure Student Access to Healthy Meals During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Over half of all students in elementary and secondary schools across the country depend on the National School Lunch Program for a healthy mid-day meal, and 12.5 million students participate in the School Breakfast Program.
The Impact of Chronic Underfunding on America’s Public Health System: Trends, Risks, and Recommendations, 2020
This report, a part of TFAH’s annual public health funding series, found a continuing pattern of underfunding of these vital programs.
Special Analysis: How Healthy Is Your Congressional District?
This analysis provides a snapshot of 11 preventive health measures reported by congressional district based on 2017 Behavioral Risk Factors Surveillance Survey data. These data highlight areas in which policymakers and health advocates can focus their efforts to improve the health status of entire communities.
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.
U.S. Obesity Rates Reach Historic Highs – Racial, Ethnic, Gender and Geographic Disparities Continue to Persist
Report calls for sugary drink taxes, expanded SNAP and WIC Nutrition support programs and a built environment that encourages physical activity to help address health crisis.
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.