Hunter, J., Yang, J., Crawley, A., et al. (2013). Public Health Response Systems In-Action: Learning from Local Health Departments’ Experiences with Acute and Emergency Incidents. PLoS ONE. 8(11): e79457.
The authors interviewed representatives from more than 120 local health departments regarding their recent experiences with actual acute public health incidents and found that close to 90% reported implementing non-pharmaceutical interventions in their response efforts.