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... 22 C H A P T E R 4 Public health departments (local, state, federal) will likely provide guidance on specific measures that transportation organizations should implement during a pandemic.
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... Preventing the Spread of Disease 23 and healthcare providers. It is through this system of reporting cases, conducting disease (epidemiological)
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... 24 A Guide for Public Transportation Pandemic Planning and Response Decisions about non-pharmaceutical community mitigation activities will be made amid considerable scientific uncertainty. Non-pharmaceutical community mitigation activities must be adapted to the epidemiologic (the study of disease)
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... Preventing the Spread of Disease 25 Measure Definition Considerations for Transportation Organizations Isolation The separation of infected persons from other persons for the period of communicability in conditions that will prevent the transmission of the disease. In strict isolation, the individual is confined to a room with a separate bed, with direct contact only with designated caretakers.
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... 26 A Guide for Public Transportation Pandemic Planning and Response Cleaning and Disinfection of Transportation Assets Maintaining safety in transportation locations and vehicles will require stringent cleaning and disinfection of transportation assets. The basic components of effective environmental management of pandemics include: • Having a policy and appropriate EPA-registered disinfectants, personal protective equipment (PPE)
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... Preventing the Spread of Disease 27 Exhibit 20. Additional resources for preventing the spread of disease.

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