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Non-Medical Interventions: A Desk Reference to Help Planners Recover from COVID-19 and Prepare for Future Outbreaks and Pandemics


The Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate has developed a reference document to identify non-medical interventions such as the use of cloth masks and social distancing guidelines to help planners (e.g., building owners, organizational leaders, facility managers, safety/security officers) seeking options and strategies to mitigate the effects of COVID-19 and other outbreaks.

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Non-Medical Interventions Desk Reference PDF 581.65 KB 06/23/2020
Last Updated: 07/11/2022
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