Public Health Law Workgroup April Report

This month, representatives from NACCHO’s Public Health Law Workgroup and other public health law partners delivered a session at the 2014  Preparedness Summit to a packed room. This session, Hot Legal Topics in Preparedness, covered issues like volunteer liability, radiation legal preparedness, judge training sessions, HIPAA, and information sharing during disaster, and the CDC’s new emergency preparedness competencies. For a recording of the session, please visit our website.

About Sarah Yates
Sarah Yates serves as the Program Analyst for NACCHO’s Health and Disability and Public Health Law portfolios. Sarah engages with local health departments and disability experts to increase inclusion of people with disabilities in all aspects of public health practice. She also works with health departments and legal advisers to increase understanding of how the law impacts public health, and how public health can impact the law.

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