Funding Priorities

On May 23, President Trump released a FY2018 budget proposal. The budget contains steep cuts to many public health priorities, including emergency preparedness. NACCHO has prepared a full analysis of the budget.

Additional details can be found here:

To take action on FY2018 appropriations, go to NACCHO's Legislative Action Center

On May 4, Congress passed a final Omnibus appropriations bill to fund the government through the remainder of FY2017 which expires September 30, 2017. 

Additional details can be found here:

To take action on FY2018 appropriations, go to NACCHO's Legislative Action Center

Program FY2017 Omnibus FY2018 President NACCHO Request
Prevention and Public Health Fund 891 881 1,000
Public Health Emergency PreparednessCooperative Agreement 660 551 705
Hospital Preparedness Program 255 227 300
Medical Reserve Corps 6 6 11
Section 317 Immunization Program 607 (324) 521 (204) 650
Core Infectious Disease 396 163* 235 137* 428 200*
Epidemiology and Lab Capacity Grants 110 (40) 70 110
Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention 130 (73) ^ 130
Diabetes Prevention 140 (73) ^ 140
Prescription Drug Overdose 112 75 112
Preventive Health & Health Services Block Grant 160 (160) -- 170
Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention 17 (17) 17 35
Public Health Workforce 50 45 57
() Dollar amount from Prevention and Public Health Fund (PPHF)
*Amount for antibiotic resistance
^Could be funded by America's Health Block Grant