Public health laws are meant to prevent diseases and epidemics; increase life span and health through organized public campaigns, governmental and non-governmental agencies, communities and individuals.
During week 5, you read chapters 3 and 4. Chapter 4 focused on Law, Government, and Public Health. Your week 6 assignment is as follows:
Write a two-page paper about a current public health law of your choice that has been implemented throughout the U.S. or worldwide. Think about the following questions: What is the purpose of public health law? How does your selected public health law protect the greater community? What can be done to enhance your selected public health law?