COVID-19: Significant Improvements Are Needed for Overseeing Relief Funds and Leading Responses to Public Health Emergencies
Discusses the federal government's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Provides an overview of federal actions on healthcare and economic policy areas through early January 2022, including data on COVID-19 relief spending and vaccinations. Offers 5 new recommendations to federal agencies regarding emergency
rental assistance, nutrition assistance, and tax relief for businesses. Also designates the Department of Health and Human Services' (HHS) leadership
and coordination of a range of public health emergencies as high risk to ensure sustained executive branch and
congressional attention so the nation is prepared for future emergencies.
Government Accountability Office
Emergency preparedness and response · Food security and nutrition · Funding · Income support and assistance · Infectious diseases · Policy · Statistics and data · Vaccination