Public Policy and Legal Issues During the Pandemic: What Have We Learned and What Is on the Horizon?

Date: May 7, 2020

In this webinar, the Center for Homeland Defense and Security (CHDS) featured a panel of attorneys representing public health departments and the private healthcare industry reflecting on the challenges that have confronted policy-makers, and public health and emergency management leaders during the COVID-19 response. The panel discussed legal issues on the horizon during recovery and policy considerations for lawmakers in upcoming legislative sessions.

Recorded Webinar:


Gerard Giuliano
Director, Office of Public Health Legal Affairs, Nassau County, NY, Department of Health

Darrell D. Klein
Deputy Director, Public Health Licensure,
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services

Sarah E. Swank
Nixon Peabody, LLP

Moderator: John Wheeler
CHDS Legal Subject Matter Expert;
Former Cabinet Secretary, Department of Homeland Security & Emergency Management, State of New Mexico;
Former Chief Counsel, Office of the Attorney General, State of New Mexico

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