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2021 Annual Report to Congress

Resource Summary

Cover of the 2020 CPSTF Annual Report to CongressThe 2021 Annual Report to Congress summarizes the work of the Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) from fiscal year 2021 (October 1, 2020‒September 30, 2021). The report outlines nine recommendations and three economic reviews, lists critical evidence gaps identified from systematic reviews, and presents priority topics selected to guide their systematic evidence reviews from 2020 to 2025.

In this report, CPSTF also features the topic of children’s mental health. CPSTF recognizes that the COVID-19 pandemic has presented challenges for children that can be stressful and that health inequities may increase barriers to accessing mental health care.