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Determination That A Public Health
Emergency Exists

As a result of the consequences of Tropical Storm Barry on the State of Louisiana, on this date and after consultation with public health officials as necessary, I, Alex M. Azar II, Secretary of Health and Human Service​s, pursuant to the authority vested in me under section 319 of the Public Health Service Act, do hereby determine that a public health emergency exists and has existed since July 10, 2019, in the State of Louisiana. 

July 12, 2019


Alex M. Azar, II