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This Primer outlines key legal and policy guidance since the inception of the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting public health emergency responses, including:
»     A brief snapshot of epidemiologic and medical developments
»     U.S. legal preparedness, response, and recovery efforts
»    Public health emergency declarations and powers
»    Constitutional claims and other emerging litigation
»    Access to additional resources/Ask the Network

This Primer provides key information on the public health emergency response to the COVID-19. For more information about the contents or subject matter of this Primer, please contact James G. Hodge, Jr., Director at the Network—Western Region Office.