"More broadly, thereís no playbook for ending a pandemic"
Posted by Daniel H on May 16, 2021, 3:56 pm, in reply to "Dittto "
"There are about 3,000 health departments in the United States, ranging in size from federal to municipal. Laws vary by state, but the system is decentralized, meaning decisions are more often made at the bottom than the top. To wit, CDC releases on COVID-19 come in the form of guidance, not regulations. Unless the issue crosses state lines, states and counties are free to follow that guidance or not. " |
"Members of the public who donít routinely check state and local regulations are bound to get confused,"
Risk tolerance differs by area