Federal Funding of Public Health Activities in Kansas

0 | Public Health Systems and Services

Public health services play a vital role in protecting the population’s health. As more attention is paid to expanding the capacity of the public health system to identify emerging diseases, develop effective prevention and health promotion strategies, provide basic preventative health care services, and focus on emergency preparedness, it is important to understand how federal funding for public health services is allocated and applied.

In this report, Kansas Health Institute investigates the levels of federal public health funding awarded to Kansas and identifies areas in which the state and local public health departments may have opportunities to increase funding in the future.

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