The Map Room

Public Health Committee


Map Title: Opioid Lawsuits Filed by Governments
Interactive: Yes
Printable: Yes
Description: This Governing.com map shows a partial list of government lawsuits related to the opioid drug epidemic. Cases have been filed, mostly in 2017, against pharmaceutical companies, drug distribution companies, and state pharmacy boards.


Map Title: Key Investments to Combat Antibiotic Resistance
Interactive: Yes
Printable: Yes
Description: This map shows the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's activities to meet national goals to prevent drug-resistant infections.


Map Title: 2017 State Health System Rankings
Interactive: Yes
Printable: Yes
Description: The Commonwealth Fund, a private philanthropic foundation, ranked each state on its healthcare system's performance related to access, prevention and treatment, avoidable hospital use and costs, and healthy lives. (Connecticut was ranked 8th in 2017.)


Map Title: Influenza Spread: Weekly U.S. Map
Interactive: No
Printable: Yes
Description: The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides a map, which is updated weekly, showing the seasonal spread of the flu.


Map Title: County Health Rankings
Interactive: Yes
Printable: Yes
Description: The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation created maps that rank each county in each state on various public health outcomes.


Map Title: Duty-to-Warn Laws
Interactive: Yes
Printable: Yes
Description: This National Conference of State Legislatures map shows which states have laws, as of September 28, 2015, that require or permit mental health professionals to disclose information about a patient who may cause harm to someone.


Map Title: Primary Care Health Professional Shortage Areas
Interactive: No
Printable: Yes
Description: This U.S. Department of Health and Human Services map shows which areas in the country have a shortage of primary care health professionals.