Travel should be safe, including during declared public health crises.
Policymakers should collaborate to identify, develop, fund, and implement timely, effective response plans for national, state, and local public health cri
Health care providers and individuals should be educated about behavioral risk factors for contracting and spreading serious communicable diseases.
Congress should allocate sufficient funds to support and maintain a robust public health infrastructure and population health.
One indicator of smart fiscal practices is maintaining balance between spending and revenues. Occasionally deficits may be necessary.
Federal and state governments should encourage coverage and payment of telehealth services for eligible beneficiaries to improve access and the quality of
Government budgets reflect the priorities of policymakers.
Preparation and planning at the federal, state, and local level are essential for protecting populations through all types of public health eme
Public health should promote and protect the health of people and the communities in which they live, learn, work, and play.