Cross-Border Public Health Questions Answered

Public health officials, attorneys, policy-makers and advocates have reached out to the Network with requests for legal assistance. Below are some of these requests and the responses given by Network attorneys. To protect privacy, names are not included in the examples. In addition, the Network will not share an example if a requestor asks for his or her request to be withheld.

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Cross-Borders Liability Protection for Emergency Health Care Providers

posted on Tue, Oct 4 2011 11:50 am by The Network

A request was made for information about liability protections and license reciprocity for health care providers responding to emergencies across state lines and the Uniform Emergency Volunteer Health Practitioners Act (UEVHPA).

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Immigrants and Immunizations

posted on Tue, Feb 1 2011 12:00 am by Southeastern Region

A general counsel with a state department of health contacted the Network requesting information on whether federal law requires that immigrants entering the United States have specific immunizations.

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