Policymakers must ensure worker safety, particularly during public health emergencies.
Travel should be safe, including during declared public health crises.
Congress should allocate sufficient funds to support and maintain a robust public health infrastructure and population health.
Federal and state governments should encourage coverage and payment of telehealth services for eligible beneficiaries to improve access and the quality of
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.
Policymakers should collaborate to identify, develop, fund, and implement timely, effective response plans for national, state, and local public health crises.