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Public Health Policy

CDC’s Policy-Focused Offices & Programs
The primary groups at CDC that deal with policy-related issues, including the Public Health Law Program and the Office of the Associate Director for Policy.

Integrity & Accountability Review Offices
The Government Accountability Office and the HHS Office of the Inspector General help to ensure the integrity and accountability of CDC activities.

Legislation, Regulations & Policies
Many laws, regulations, and policies have implications for federal, state, tribal, local, and territorial governments, as well as the general public.

National Organization Policy Resources
List of national organizations that serve the public health system.

Policy Resources

Guidelines & Recommendations
Guidelines and recommendations that are focused on providing actionable steps to address a specific issue of importance to public health, and developed by CDC, by CDC working in collaboration with other organizations or agencies, and by CDC federal advisory committees.

National Health Initiatives, Strategies & Action Plans
National health initiatives, strategies, and action plans often have policy implications.