Domain 2 - Investigate

Standard 2.2

Contain/mitigate health problems and environmental public health hazards.

Health departments must be able to act on information concerning health problems and environmental public health hazards that was obtained through public health investigations. Health departments must have the ability to contain or mitigate health problems or hazards. The containment or mitigation of health problems and environmental public health hazards must be coordinated with other levels of government, other government departments, and other stakeholders.

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