Congress should allocate sufficient funds to support and maintain a robust public health infrastructure and population health.
Federal, state, and local policymakers should plan for and mitigate potential natural hazards.
Federal, state, and local governments should engage in post-disaster recovery efforts that reach all populations, including older adults, people with disabilities, and their
Public transportation providers should receive sufficient funding to ensure a clean and safe operating environment for employees and riders during public health emergencies.
States should simplify estate planning. This includes allowing the use of electronic wills or trusts to govern the distribution of property at death.
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.