Legal / Legislative Issues Related to Emergency Preparedness
Minnesota Statutes, Rules and HIPAA guidance that pertain to emergency preparedness.
Overview of statutes
Minnesota's Statutes and Rules on Emergency Preparedness, Disease Outbreaks, and Volunteer Protections
A table summarizing Minnesota statutes relevant to emergency preparedness and response, current through the 2010 Legislative season.
- The Public Readiness and Preparedness Act (PREP): What you need to know
The "PREP Act" gives immunity from lawsuits, for manufacturers, administrators and distributors of vaccines, as well as other qualified persons who prescribe, administer, or dispense countermeasures.
- Current Minnesota Statutes
Search by topic, key word, chapters or sections. Attention: Non-MDH link
- HIPAA Privacy Rule and Public Health
Guidance from CDC and US Department of Health and Human Services. Attention: Non-MDH link