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2019 Novel Coronavirus: Legal Preparedness and Public Health Response Efforts

February 6, 2020


Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses whose effects range from causing the common cold to more serious impacts, including pneumonia and death in some cases. The recent Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak emanating from Wuhan, China is spreading rapidly. Thousands of new cases are confirmed in China and over a dozen countries, with 5 cases identified in the U.S. 

By attending this webinar, you will:

Obtain legal, policy and practical guidance related to international and domestic public health responses to 2019 n-CoV including:

  • a briefing on current epidemiological developments;
  • rapid assessment of international legal responses through the World Health Organization, China, and select foreign governments;
  • latest development of U.S. legal preparedness/response at the federal, state, and local levels; and
  • identification  of actual or potential legal issues to arise, as well as related resources.


  • Kayleen Klarich, Marketing and Membership Manager, Network for Public Health Law — National Office


  • James G. Hodge, Jr. Director, Network for Public Health Law—Western Region Office

You may qualify for CLE credit. ASLME is an approved provider of continuing legal education credits in several states ASLME will also apply for CLE credits in other states upon request. An email from ASLME regarding CLE credits will be sent to attendees following the webinar.