Includes legislation that addresses inequities in the quality of health, health care and health outcomes experienced by groups based on social, racial, ethnic, economic and environmental characteristics.
HIV and STD Criminalization Reform
Includes legislation related to criminalization of certain behaviors of people living with HIV and STDs.
Infectious Disease: School Based Prevention
Includes legislation on preventing transmission of infectious diseases in school-based settings such as age-appropriate education standards, risk and youth behavioral surveys and other school-based prevention.
Infectious Disease: Screening
Includes legislation related to increasing access for infectious disease screening services.
Infectious Disease: Syringe Service Programs
Includes legislation related to syringe service programs (SSPs) and needle exchanges.
Infectious Disease: Treatment and Prevention
Includes legislation on increasing access to treatment and prevention services such as PrEP, PEP and curative treatment for hepatitis C.
Public Health: Information and Reporting
Includes legislation related to public health information and reporting functions such as data sharing, information technology, health information exchanges and interoperability.
Public Health: Workforce
Includes legislation related to the workforce capacity of public health agencies to address public health concerns.
Includes legislation related to the prevention of suicide, including youth and school-based prevention and prevention among vulnerable communities.
Includes legislation that addresses access of any type of vaccine such as access through state immunization programs or health care settings.
Vaccines: Insurance and Workforce
Includes legislation related to authority of providers to administer vaccines and legislation that addresses coverage of vaccines by insurers.
Includes legislation related to vaccine requirements, mandates or proof of vaccination or immunity such as for schools, employers or health care settings.
Vaccines: Registries and Reporting
Includes legislation that addresses vaccination reporting through immunization information systems (IISs) or registries, and interoperability of IISs and EHRs, HIEs and other technology platforms.
Includes legislation related to vaccines that does not fall into the other vaccine topic categories such as vaccine liability, vaccination consent or incentives.