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DODD 6200.03 CE-02

Public Health Emergency Management within the Department of Defense

inactive
Organization: DODD
Publication Date: 2 October 2013
Status: inactive
Page Count: 42
scope:

PURPOSE. This Instruction:

a. Reissues DoD Directive (DoDD) 6200.3 (Reference (a)) as a DoD Instruction (DoDI) in accordance with the authority in DoDD 5124.02 (Reference (b)).

b. Establishes DoD guidance in accordance with applicable law, including References (c) through (k), ensures mission assurance and readiness by protecting installations, facilities, personnel, and other assets in managing the impact of public health emergencies caused by allhazards incidents as defined in Reference (k). c. Provides DoD management of public health emergencies by requiring integration with the Installation Emergency Management (IEM) Program in accordance with Reference (k).

d. Clarifies the public health emergency management roles and responsibilities of the Military Commander within the Commander's scope of authority.

e. Clarifies the roles and responsibilities of the Public Health Emergency Officer (PHEO). f. Clarifies the public health emergency management roles and responsibilities of the Military Treatment Facility (MTF) Commander or Officer in Charge (OIC).

g. Establishes the roles and responsibilities for MTF emergency management and creates the position of MTF Emergency Manager (MEM).

h. Establishes DoD policy for Disaster Mental Health Response (DMHR) and the roles and responsibilities of DMHR teams.

i. Defines a public health emergency within the Department of Defense as an occurrence or imminent threat of an illness or health condition that:

(1) May be caused by any of the following:

(a) Biological incident, naturally occurring or intentionally introduced;

(b) The appearance of a novel, previously controlled, or eradicated infectious agent or biological toxin;

(c) Natural disaster;

(d) Chemical attack or accidental release;

(e) Radiological or nuclear attack or accident;

(f) High-yield explosive detonation; and/or

(g) Zoonotic disease. (2) May pose a high probability of any of the following:

(a) A significant number of deaths in the affected population considering the severity and probability of the event;

(b) A significant number of serious or long-term disabilities in the affected population considering the severity and probability of the event;

(c) Widespread exposure to an infectious or toxic agent, including those of zoonotic origin, that poses a significant risk of substantial future harm to a large number of people in the affected population; and/or

(d) Health care needs that exceed available resources.

(3) And/or may require notification to the World Health Organization (WHO) as a potential Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) pursuant to the International Health Regulations (Reference (l)).

j. Implements Federal human quarantine regulation (parts 70 and 71 of Reference (h)) and supersedes those portions of Army Regulation 40-12/Secretary of the Navy Instruction 6210.2A/Air Force Regulation 161-4 (Reference (m)), relevant to human quarantine.

APPLICABILITY

a. This Instruction applies to OSD, the Military Departments (including the Coast Guard at all times, including when it is a Service in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) by agreement with that Department), the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities in the Department of Defense (hereafter referred to collectively as "the DoD Components"). The term "Military Services," as used herein, refers to Active and Reserve Components of the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marines Corps (including their Service Academies).

b. This Instruction applies to military personnel and those civilian personnel, dependents of military or civilian personnel, contractors, and other individuals who are visiting or are present on DoD installations. It applies to DoD facilities located in the United States (including territories and possessions) as well as those outside the United States.

c. In areas outside the United States, this Instruction applies to the extent it is consistent with local conditions, and the requirements of applicable treaties, agreements, and other arrangements with foreign governments and allied forces. Implementation of these provisions at non-U.S. installations and field activities shall require formal agreements with host-nation authorities as well as allied and coalition forces.

Document History

March 28, 2019
PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT (PHEM) WITHIN THE DOD
Purpose: In accordance with DoD Directive (DoDD) 5124.02, this issuance: • Establishes policy, assigns responsibilities, and provides direction to ensure mission assurance and readiness for public...
DODD 6200.03 CE-02
October 2, 2013
Public Health Emergency Management within the Department of Defense
PURPOSE. This Instruction: a. Reissues DoD Directive (DoDD) 6200.3 (Reference (a)) as a DoD Instruction (DoDI) in accordance with the authority in DoDD 5124.02 (Reference (b)). b. Establishes DoD...
June 1, 2012
Public Health Emergency Management Within the Department of Defense
PURPOSE. This Instruction: a. Reissues DoD Directive (DoDD) 6200.3 (Reference (a)) as a DoD Instruction (DoDI) in accordance with the authority in DoDD 5124.02 (Reference (b)). b. Establishes DoD...
March 5, 2010
Public Health Emergency Management Within the Department of Defense
PURPOSE. This Instruction: a. Reissues DoD Directive (DoDD) 6200.3 (Reference (a)) as a DoD Instruction (DoDI) in accordance with the authority in DoDD 5124.02 (Reference (b)). b. Establishes DoD...

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