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Isolation and Quarantine: Issues to Consider

Description:

Isolation and Quarantine: Issues to Consider is a guidance document that provides a checklist to help public health jurisdictions identify the essential aspects of a plan for isolation and quarantine implementation. The checklist outlines important areas to consider when creating a plan, such as:

  • legal issues;
  • implementation of the plan;
  • ongoing surveillance;
  • social support; and,
  • risk communication.
This document was created by the NACCHO Bioterrorism and Emergency Preparedness Committee.

Toolkit:

EQUIPh Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Surveillance

Jurisdiction:

Institutional Author:

NACCHO

Submitted:

01/10/2006

Modified:

01/10/2006

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