Public Health Policy

The health of our nation is influenced by public health policies. The resources below provide information about CDC offices and programs that focus on policy-related matters and on various laws, regulations, and policies that have public health implications.


National Health Initiatives, Strategies & Action Plans
View a list of national health initiatives, strategies, and action plans that can help guide public health planning and activities, and which often have policy implications

Guidelines & Recommendations
Access guidelines and recommendations that provide actionable steps for addressing issues of importance to public health, and that were developed by CDC, CDC in collaboration with other organizations or agencies, and CDC federal advisory committees