According to America’s Health Rankings, Nevada continues to rank 50th on per capita state funding dedicated to public health, including federal funding directed to Nevada. Visit the site for a list of actions aimed at improvement.
A 2011 report from the Trust for America’s Health (Prevention for a healthier America: investments in disease prevention yield significant savings, stronger communities), $5.60 in future savings could be achieved for every $1 invested in public health programs, yielding significant savings and stronger communities.
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State funds dedicated to public health plus federal funding directed to states by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, and the Health Resources & Services Administration
- Data are lagged 2-3 years and may be 2-year averages