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NPHL Report: Assessing Legal Responses to COVID-19

Sunday, September 20, 2020  
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This expansive report details how the current pandemic exposed weaknesses in the nation’s emergency preparedness, health care and public health systems, and includes recommendations on how policymakers at the local, state and federal levels can better respond to COVID-19 and future pandemics. Proposed actions include strengthening executive leadership for a stronger emergency response; expanding access to public health, health care and telehealth; fortifying protections for workers; and addressing the disproportionate impact of the pandemic on people of color and vulnerable populations.

Click here for the report.