Responding to Public Health Emergencies on Tribal Lands: Jurisdictional Challenges and Practical Solutions

Observers have identified a strong need for states and tribes to coordinate responses to public health emergencies on Indian lands. This paper explores the need for such collaboration and the difficulties such cross-jurisdictional relationships face.

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  • Preparedness / Emergency Response: The article focuses on tribal/non-tribal cross-jurisdictional relationships during responses to public health emergencies.
  • Tribal Issues: This paper focuses on issues that must be addressed when sharing with tribes.