The Current State of Emergency in California
Health educator Peggy Hall (YouTube posted on May 6, 2020, 15:50 minutes) is an Orange County resident who decided to investigate the numbers involved in the COVID-19 epidemic in California by calling the State Department of Health and the local Orange County Department of Public Health, who have authority over matters of health in her locale.
Hall explains that health issues like a flu or coronavirus outbreak must meet certain criteria to legally justify a lockdown and quarantine to be called. Here is what Peggy Hall found during her investigation.
Under federal law under US Code Title 42 issues of public health are delegated to the most local agency, in this instance the Orange County Department of Public Health that oversees a county of 3.3 million people. Their charter is to safeguard the public health. They have the legal jurisdiction to issue public health warnings.
Hall cites the California Emergency Services Act 2015 section 8558b that defines and confines a “state of emergency” in California, as defined as a “disaster of extreme peril,” that includes a number of catastrophes that includes epidemic, which, “by reason of their magnitude, are or are likely to be beyond the control of the services, personnel, equipment, and facilities of any single county, city and county, or city and require the combined forces of a mutual aid region or regions to combat.”
OK, one of the legal grounds to call a public health emergency is an epidemic. What is an epidemic? Any disease outbreak beyond the “normal range.”
EPIDEMIC LEVEL OF DEATHS QUESTIONED
As Hall explains, the flu season runs from October to May. California has a p
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