2018 Maryland Code
Health - General
Title 18 - Disease Prevention
Subtitle 9 - Catastrophic Health Emergency Disease Surveillance and Response Program
§ 18-902. Authority of Secretary; investigation and prevention of actual or potential exposure

    Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Secretary may exercise the authority granted in this subtitle to:
  • (1) Continuously evaluate and modify existing disease surveillance procedures in order to detect a catastrophic health emergency;

  • (2) Investigate actual or potential exposures to a deadly agent; and

  • (3) Treat, prevent, or reduce the spread of the disease or outbreak believed to have been caused by the exposure to a deadly agent.

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