Information Bulletin Number 0709116

Health Screening and Monitoring

Although specific to the WTC...this report will serve as somewhat of a guide and recommendation to Health and Human Services to better equip local and State health departments for future deployments involving health issues to the initial and first responder community.  Immediate Health Assessments should be included in the Situational Report/IAP to the IC.

TESTIMONY
September 11: Improvements Needed in Availability of Health Screening and Monitoring Services for Responders. GAO-07-1228T, September 18:
http://www.gao.gov/cgi-bin/getrpt?GAO-07-1228T

Highlights - http://www.gao.gov/highlights/d071228thigh.pdf