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List of Public Health Powers

Description:

This document from Park County Public Health describes the legal authority supporting the investigation and control of epidemics and communicable diseases; reporting of communicable diseases; information sharing including federal privacy laws related to communicable diseases and public health; and isolation and quarantine.

 

Toolkit:

PPHR Toolkit

Keyword Area:

All-Hazards, Epidemiology, Isolation and Quarantine, Policies, Protocol for Assessing Community Excellence in Environmental Hlth (PACE-EH)

Jurisdiction:

0 - 24,999

Institutional Author:

Park County Public Health, CO

Submitted:

08/15/2012

Modified:

08/17/2012

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