Requirements for the use, storage and disclosure of health data: What public health practitioners need to know.
Current and anticipated public health legal preparedness and response issues.
Aid in Dying (AID) is increasingly in the news as an emerging public health issue. Currently only Oregon, Washington, Vermont, and California permit AID by statute. The 2014 case of a young, terminally ill, woman who moved to Oregon to take advantage of its AID statue has brought the issue back into question.
In Alaska, 124 people died from drug overdose in 2014. This fact sheet examines the opioid crisis in Alaska and provides an overview of recent legislation passed in the state aimed at preventing overdose.