TFAH releases annual public health preparedness report

Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) released the 2016 edition of Ready or Not? Protecting the Public from Diseases, Disasters and Bioterrorism. This report examines the nation’s ability to respond to public health emergencies, tracks progress and vulnerabilities, and includes a review of state and federal public health preparedness policies. Among the ten indicators used to determine state-by-state readiness are influenza vaccination, healthcare-associated infection, and public health laboratories. Read the report.