Network for Public Health Law to Hold Virtual COVID-19 Summit

The Network for Public Health Law will hold its 2020 Public Health Law Virtual Summit on COVID-19 Response and Recovery on September 16 and 17, 2020. The summit will feature 20 concurrent sessions over two days covering critical COVID-19-related issues including health equity, federal, state, and local emergency measures, state preemption, protecting and managing the heath workforce, housing, education and broadband access, telehealth, and harm reduction and substance use disorders, among others.

The Network’s Western Regional Office will host a live, real-time question and answer session on Wednesday, September 16 from 12:45 pm to 2:00 pm PDT to address any questions related to the scope, extent, and duration of federal, state, and local emergency declarations and powers, constitutionality of key public health prevention efforts, navigation of legal issues related to implementing crisis standards of care, and impact of COVID-19 on vaccination policies, among others. Other questions and topics are able to be discussed during the Q&A session.

The summit is free to attend, but registration is required. Additional information, including registration, is available here.