The Impact of Chronic Underfunding on America’s Public Health System: Trends, Risks, and Recommendations, 2022
- Published By
- Trust for America's Health
This report tracks federal, state, and local investment in public health and how underinvestment in public health programs impacted the COVID-19 response, exacerbates health inequities, and continues to put Americans’ lives and livelihoods at risk. It analyzes current public health funding trends including federal public health funding and CDC funding, provides recommendations for policy actions including new investments for the public health infrastructure and workforce, addressing health inequities and root causes of disease, and safeguarding and improving health across the lifespan.