Briefs & Reports

County and City Health Departments: The Need for Sustainable Funding and the Potential Effect of Health Care Reform on their Operations

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the National Association of County & City Health Officials

Jack Meyer, PhD
Lori Weiselberg

This study highlights how city, county, and state health departments have fared in the economic downturn, and how they have responded to serious budget cuts. It also makes recommendations for new approaches to financing.