major domestic public health emergencies of national significance rather than those emergencies that affect a limited population or geographic area. While public health emergencies will be determined on a case-by-case basis, there are a number of existing
mechanisms that will be used by Rx Response to help guide decision-making:
_disaster declaration by a U.S. Governor or the U.S. President;
_American Red Cross Level V+ Event;
_ Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Severe Classification;
_ World Health Organization (WHO) Phase IV+ Event;
_ Health and Human Services (HHS) Stage 2+ Event;
_ other situations warranting a response as determined by the respective decision-making bodies within the represented industry groups.