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This document provides action steps for responding to isolated cases or limited outbreaks of high-consequence infectious diseases, including those that are: novel or rare in the community, moderate to highly contagious, moderate to highly lethal, not easily controlled by medical countermeasures and other interventions, and have the potential to cause exceptional public concern. The document includes a general checklist and population-specific checklists for public health, healthcare, emergency medical services, and elected officials.