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DES MOINES, IA – Health leaders in Iowa are reassuring people that there are no H1N1 related quarantines being ordered. Rumors started swirling after a quarantine form was found by someone on the internet. Polly Carver-Kimm from the state health department says that it’s simply a template that was made months ago. She says folks shouldn’t expect to see it
Originally posted by orderedchaos
I like this little line here...
"I can tell you that there are no plans to issue any quarantine or isolation orders this fall for H1N1,” said Carver-Kimm.
I wonder what she CAN'T tell, as I bet the devil is in those details.
Involuntary confinement Difficult to enforce
Governor may declare a public health disaster
giving Commissioner additional authority
Depends on situation, e.g.non-cooperation with
shouldn’t expect to see it
It is a waste of time and money
Originally posted by muggl3z
Well, Obama said there would NOT be mandatory shots. He didn't say anything about mandatory quarantine though.
I would refuse a mandatory shot until death, but if people really start coming down with the flu. I'll gladly hide away until it's over.
[edit on 2-9-2009 by muggl3z]