Housing is central to community and individual well-being. The type and location of a home can affect almost every aspect of a person’s life.
Natural disasters, public health emergencies, and other crises can wreak havoc on the nation’s housing system.
Congress should allocate sufficient funds to support and maintain a robust public health infrastructure and population health.
Policymakers should take steps to foster housing stability during declared emergencies.
Public transportation providers should receive sufficient funding to ensure a clean and safe operating environment for employees and riders during public health emergencies.
Federal and state governments should encourage coverage and payment of telehealth services for eligible beneficiaries to improve access and the quality of
The COVID-19 pandemic is a public health crisis of proportions and complexity not seen in over a century.
Policymakers and health care administrators must conduct adequate emergency preparedness planning to avoid scarcity of medical equipment, supplies, and personnel
Health care providers and individuals should be educated about behavioral risk factors for contracting and spreading serious communicable diseases.