Policy Statement Database

Policy Statements beginning in 1948 to the present are available in our Policy Statement Database. You can search the database by year, policy number or keyword.

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Toward a World Free of Nuclear Weapons
  • Date:OCT 24 2020
  • Policy Statement Number:20209

Keywords: Nuclear Weapons

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A Public Health Approach to Protecting Workers from Opioid Use Disorder and Overdose Related to Occupational Exposure, Injury, and Stress
  • Date:OCT 24 2020
  • Policy Statement Number:202012

Keywords: Opioid Pain Relievers, Addiction, Substance Abuse, Workplace Safety, Occupational Health And Safety

Policy Statement

COVID-19 and the Education Sector: Early Lessons from the Pandemic
  • Date:OCT 24 2020
  • Policy Statement Number:LB20-03

Keywords: School Health, School Health Education and Services, Infectious Diseases

Latebreaker policy stateement

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Regulation, Implementation, and Enforcement of Policies Regarding E-Cigarette Use Across the Life Span
  • Date:OCT 24 2020
  • Policy Statement Number:20205

Keywords: Tobacco, Cigarettes, Addiction, Adolescent Health

Policy Statement

Eliminating Exposure to Asbestos
  • Date:NOV 05 2019
  • Policy Statement Number:20193

Keywords: Asbestos

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Precautionary Moratorium on New and Expanding Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations
  • Date:NOV 05 2019
  • Policy Statement Number:20194

Keywords: Environment, Environmental Health, Agriculture

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Public Health Support for Long-Term Responses in High-Impact, Postdisaster Settings
  • Date:NOV 05 2019
  • Policy Statement Number:20198

Keywords: Disasters

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Addressing Environmental Justice to Achieve Health Equity
  • Date:NOV 05 2019
  • Policy Statement Number:20197

Keywords: Health Equity, Environmental Health, Environment

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Addressing the Impacts of Climate Change on Mental Health and Well-Being
  • Date:NOV 05 2019
  • Policy Statement Number:20196

Keywords: Climate Change, Mental Health

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The Environmental and Occupational Health Impacts of Unconventional Oil and Gas Industry
  • Date:NOV 13 2018
  • Policy Statement Number:20182

Keywords: Environment, Environmental Health, Occupational Health And Safety

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The Public Health Impact of Energy Policy in the United States
  • Date:NOV 13 2018
  • Policy Statement Number:20183

Keywords: Environment, Climate Change

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Achieving Health Equity in the United States
  • Date:NOV 13 2018
  • Policy Statement Number:20189

Keywords: Health Equity, Health Disparities, Social Determinants of Health

Policy Statement

Supporting Regulation of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems
  • Date:NOV 13 2018
  • Policy Statement Number:20186

Keywords: Tobacco, Addiction, Chronic Disease, Adolescent Health, Child Health And Development

Policy Statement

Promoting Leadership to Scale Up of Oral Rehydration Salts with Zinc Uptake and Reduce Diarrhea Mortality Globally in Children Under 5 Years
  • Date:NOV 13 2018
  • Policy Statement Number:20181

Keywords: Child Survival, Childrens Health, Global Health, Prevention

Policy Statement

Strengthening the Occupational Health and Safety Administration Standards for Inorganic Lead to Protect Workers' Health
  • Date:NOV 07 2017
  • Policy Statement Number:20176

Keywords: Occupational Health And Safety, OSHA Occupational Safety And Health Administration, Workplace Safety

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Establishing Environmental Public Health Systems for Children at Risk or with Environmental Exposures in Schools
  • Date:NOV 07 2017
  • Policy Statement Number:201713

Keywords: Child Health And Development, Childrens Health, Environmental Health, Environment, School Health

Policy Statement

Advancing a 'One Health' Approach to Promote Health at the Human-Animal-Environment Interface
  • Date:NOV 07 2017
  • Policy Statement Number:201712

Keywords: Environmental Health, Environment, Veterinary Public Health, Infectious Diseases

Policy Statement

Protecting Children's Environmental Health: A Comprehensive Framework
  • Date:NOV 07 2017
  • Policy Statement Number:201710

Keywords: Childrens Health, Child Health And Development, Environmental Health

Policy Statement

Addressing social determinants to ensure on-time graduation
  • Date:NOV 01 2016
  • Policy Statement Number:20165

Keywords: Education, Social Determinants of Health, Childrens Health

Policy Statement

Improving Health by Increasing the Minimum Wage
  • Date:NOV 01 2016
  • Policy Statement Number:20167

Keywords: Employment, Workers Compensation, Poverty, Minimum Wage

Policy Statement

Reducing Human Exposure to Highly Fluorinated Chemicals to Protect Public Health
  • Date:NOV 01 2016
  • Policy Statement Number:20163

Keywords: Occupational Health And Safety, Toxic Substances, Chemicals

Policy Statement

Compulsory Pasteurization of All Non-Human-Derived Animal Milk Products Intended for Human Consumption
  • Date:NOV 01 2016
  • Policy Statement Number:20164

Keywords: Nutrition, Food, Food Safety, Child Health And Development

Policy Statement

Ensuring That Trade Agreements Promote Public Health
  • Date:NOV 03 2015
  • Policy Statement Number:201512

Keywords: Global Health, International Health, Health Services, Public Health Law

APHA policy statement on trade agreements

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Preventing Occupational Transmission of Globally Emerging Infectious Disease Threats
  • Date:NOV 03 2015
  • Policy Statement Number:20158

Keywords: Infectious Diseases, Emergency Preparedness, Public Health Workforce, Occupational Health And Safety

APHA policy statement on preventing occupational tramsission of infectious disease threats