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Public Health and Safety Information and Resources

UC Vice President of Health Affairs Michael V. Drake is serving as co-chair of the Subcommittee on the protection of Public Health, which also counts four other UC faculty as members. UC representatives also are expected to serve on subcommittees focusing on food and agriculture, transportation, infrastructure, cyberterrorism, chemical, radiation, and public information and early warning.

Drake audio clips:
Committee's role    Protecting public health

Vice President Drake's testimony at U.S. Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing on "Germs and Toxins: The New Threat to America," Nov. 6, 2001

Information from UC Campuses
Riverside - bioterrorism and emergency preparedness
Santa Barbara - Q&A Regarding Campus Preparedness to Identify and Respond to Biological Terrorism
Santa Barbara Police Department - Terrorism Response

State Resources
Governor's Executive Order D-47-01 on prevention and response to potential terrorism attacks

California Terrorism Response Plan (February 2001)

Bioterrorism Preparedness: What Practitioners Need to Know

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