Harvard // Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Polls

May 2021

LATEST POLL with Robert Wood Johnson Foundation / Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health: “The Public’s Perspective on the United States Public Health System”

Media Coverage 5/13/21

NPR: “Poll Finds Public Health has a Trust Problem”

New York Times: “Vaccinated Americans now may go without masks in most places, the C.D.C. said.PDF linked HERE

Boston Globe: “Harvard poll: Americans skeptical of CDC amid COVID-19 pandemicPDF Linked Here 

Boston Globe: “Americans are skeptical of the CDC, Harvard poll shows”   PDF Linked Here

The Hill (Morning Report): Americans trust nurses, healthcare workers and doctors they know more than the CDC, state and local health departments, the National Institutes of Health, and the Food and Drug Administration,  according to a survey released today by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The findings underscore some of the pandemic challenges faced by federal and state governments.

POLITICO: Americans Favor Big Investments in Public Health PDF Linked Here

Kaiser Health News Morning Briefing: CDC and FDA Trusted by Only Half of Americans

The Philadelphia Inquirer: “Biden announces $7.4 billion to hire more public-health workers amid pandemicPDF Linked HERE

USA Today: “Many Americans don’t trust their public health system during COVID-19 pandemic, survey shows”

American Journal Managed Care News:Trust in Public Health Agencies Diminished

Indianapolis Star:

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health News:  “Public supports substantial increase in spending on U.S. public health, but has concerns about how the system functions now

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Global News Now: Confidence Lost, PDF Linked HERE

WebMD News Brief: “Poll Shows Low Trust in U.S. Public Health Systems”

The Hill Op-Ed:” Nearly half of Americans don’t trust CDC and FDA — that’s a problemPDF Linked HERE 

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