Policymakers should take steps to foster housing stability during declared 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.