Tuesday, November 26, 2013
The laws that guide the reporting, release and use of personally identifiable information (PII) related to communicable diseases can be incredibly confusing, and health departments can have difficulty in determining appropriate release and use of PII, and concerns about when they may share PII as part of public health actions.
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
New lessons have emerged from New York City's response efforts to hurricane Sandy, notably concerning well-publicized failures to accommodate the needs of persons with disabilities during the hurricane and resulting damage to the City’s infrastructure.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Colorado and Washington have legalized the recreational use of marijuana through voter initiative, and are now developing rules to regulate use. What role will those in public health law play as more states are considering legalization?
Monday, November 11, 2013