Policymakers must ensure worker safety, particularly during public health emergencies.
Travel should be safe, including during declared public health crises.
One of the more significant labor-force developments of the past quarter century has been the rising participation rate of older Americans.
Policymakers and health care administrators must conduct adequate emergency preparedness planning to avoid scarcity of medical equipment, supplies, and personnel
Policymakers should collaborate to identify, develop, fund, and implement timely, effective response plans for national, state, and local public health crises.
Health care providers and individuals should be educated about behavioral risk factors for contracting and spreading serious communicable diseases.
The COVID-19 pandemic is a public health crisis of proportions and complexity not seen in over a century.