A Critical Connection The Water and HealthcarePublic Health Sectors
Environmental Protection Agency. (2023). A Critical Connection: The Water and Healthcare/Public Health Sectors.
This article describes how healthcare organizations can work with public health, utility companies, and other stakeholders to ensure continuity of potable water and wastewater services. Strategies include building relationships, coordinating preparedness and water use advisories, cooperating with poison control centers, supporting water quality improvement, knowing the Incident Command System, and coordinating with local emergency management.