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Indian Health Service Federal Emergency Preparedness and Response Activities. David Sprenger, M.D. Chief Medical Officer IHS/ California Area Office Partnership and Collaboration Summit for Emergency Management. Overview. History of emergency management in IHS
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David Sprenger, M.D.
Chief Medical Officer
IHS/ California Area Office
Partnership and Collaboration Summit for Emergency Management
We continue to stress local collaboration as the best method to ensure preparedness and effective response
TITLE 25 - INDIANS CHAPTER 5 - PROTECTION OF INDIANS
-HEAD- Sec. 198. Contagious and infectious diseases; quarantine
STATUTE- Whenever the Secretary of the Interior shall find any Indian afflicted with tuberculosis, trachoma, or other contagious or infectious diseases, he may, if in his judgment the health of the afflicted Indian or that of other persons require it, isolate or quarantine such afflicted Indian in a hospital or other place for treatment. The Secretary of the Interior may employ such means as may be necessary in the isolation, or quarantine, of such Indian, and it shall be the duty of such Indian so afflicted to obey any order or regulation made by the Secretary of the Interior in carrying out this provision.
25 USC Sec. 231 01/02/2006
EXPCITE- TITLE 25 - INDIANS CHAPTER 6 - GOVERNMENT OF INDIAN COUNTRY AND RESERVATIONS SUBCHAPTER I – GENERALLY
Sec. 231. Enforcement of State laws affecting health and education; entry of State employees on Indian lands
-STATUTE- The Secretary of the Interior, under such rules and regulations as he may prescribe, shall permit the agents and employees of any State to enter upon Indian tribal lands, reservations, or allotments therein (1) for the purpose of making inspection of health and educational conditions and enforcing sanitation and quarantine regulations
Lummi Nation Mutual Aid Agreement between the Lummi Nation and the Whatcom County Health Department Relating to Disease and Contamination Control Measures (can google)