Global news outlet
May. 28, 2021
Today, the Biden Administration released the President’s FY 2022 budget. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) budget request for FY 2022 is the largest budget authority increase for CDC in nearly two decades, which will enable the Agency to invest in the core infrastructure of our country’s public health system.
“This budget request begins to address the critical needs to improve the public health system for America,” said CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH. “The nation, and the world, faced incredible challenges responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Investing in long-term, sustainable programs and systems to address deficits in the public health system – equitably for all Americans – will put the nation on better footing to confront future threats.”
Specifically, the budget request includes funding for: