Ready or Not? Protecting The Public’s Health From Diseases, Disasters, And Bioterrorism
Report issued by the Trust for America’s Health

The “Ready or Not?” report by the Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) is a publication that offers an independent evaluation of the U.S.’s public health readiness, highlighting progress and areas needing improvement.

It reviews state preparedness levels, the federal government’s role, and suggests enhancements for emergency response capabilities. The report promotes accountability in the use of taxpayer funds for health emergency readiness and recommends transitioning to a strategic, capability-focused system for effective response to health crises, including disease, disasters, and bio-terrorism threats. It also emphasizes the need for transparency to allow policymakers to accurately gauge the nation’s preparedness.