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Author: Mary K. Wakefield, Ph.D, RN
Editor's Note: Cross-posted from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services blog.Flint, Michigan is in the midst of a serious public health crisis, with high levels of lead in its water supply. President Obama signed an emergency declaration on Saturday, ordering federal assistance to support state and local response efforts.With the emergency declaration in place, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has now been designated the lead federal agency responsible for coordinating federal government response and recovery efforts.This means that HHS will, in...
Posted On: January 19, 2016