About the Manual

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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.

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