About the Manual

We are in the process of updating this website.  The content in the PDF version of the document, linked below, is current as of October 2019.


No matter the cause, government must be prepared to address the many legal issues that may arise in a public health emergency situation. The DC Public Health Emergency Law Manual is intended to serve as a resource for public health practitioners, lawyers, and judges to learn more about the legal issues that may arise as they prepare for public health emergencies in the District of Columbia. 

2019 Director's Note

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