Hospital Evacuation and Shelter-in-Place During Hurricane Sandy – An Analysis of Influential Mid-Atlantic State Laws
Learning Areas:Public health or related laws, regulations, standards, or guidelines
Public health or related public policy
Public health or related research
Define public health legal preparedness List the four core elements of public health legal preparedness Compare and discuss evacuation and shelter-in-place authorities of four Mid-Atlantic states Describe critical opportunities for law change to improve government’s ability to protect public health during future natural disasters
Keyword(s): Emergency Preparedness, Law
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am the principal investigator of the research that will be presented in this session. My research, policy, and practice interests include risk communication, public health and healthcare emergency preparedness and response, disaster resilience, and climate change. I conducts research and analysis on the allocation of scarce resources during disasters, risk management decision making, and health sector collaboration and resilience and disaster policy.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.