HHS Outlines Pandemic Response, Social Health Goals In 10-Year Plan

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / August 18, 2020 at 6:52 PM
In addition to hoping to reduce opioid deaths and emergency room visits, the Healthy People 2030 plan HHS released Tuesday (Aug. 18) sets goals around how to respond to public health threats like COVID-19 and, for the first time, addresses outside factors that affect health, like housing and food insecurity. Once every 10 years, HHS uses current data, trends and innovations to create the next national health promotion and disease prevention objectives. While the leading health indicators have yet to...

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