Wearing Many Hats

Lessons About Emergency Preparedness and Routine Public Health from the H1N1 Response

Published in: The Public Health Response to 2009 H1N1: A Systems Perspective / Edited by Michael A. Stoto and Melissa A. Higdon (New York: Oxford University Press, 2015), Chapter 5, p. 88-98

Posted on RAND.org on April 07, 2015

by Matthew W. Lewis, Edward W. Chan, Christopher Nelson, Andrew Hackbarth, Christine Anne Vaughan, Alonzo L. Plough, Brit K. Oiulfstad

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This chapter describes some of the challenges the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (LACDPH) faced during the pH1N1 response associated with simultaneous operation of emergency and routine operations.

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