Local health departments are historically overlooked and underfunded.
Our members and staff leverage the power of our collective voice to impact policies and decision-making in the federal government.
Along with partner organizations, we advocate for greater resources and support for the entire field of public health.
Our Policy Impact
Letters to Congress and the Administration
Advocating for the public health workforce and big citiesPolicy Letters
Our Annual Report: Looking Back at 2020
The BCHC Annual Report shows how the Coalition responded to one of the greatest health threats in our lifetimes.2020 Annual Report
2020 Administration Transition Paper
Recommendations for the Biden Administration2020 Transition Paper
The BCHC Staff Outlines Funding Priorities for FY23Learn More About Public Health Funding The BCHC Staff Outlines Funding Priorities for FY23
FY23 Appropriations Priorities for the CDC
Epidemiology and Lab Capacity
Public Health Emergency Preparedness Funding
Public Health Workforce and Infrastructure
Opioid Overdose Prevention and Surveillance
Data Modernization Initiative
Gun Violence Research + Community Violence Initiative