Public Health Security and Bioterrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002, Pub. L. No. 107-188, §103, 116 Stat. 594, 604 (2002), codified at 42 U.S.C. §247d-4(b).
This Act requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to establish an integrated system of public health alert communications and surveillance networks between and among federal, state, and local public health officials, and public and private health-related laboratories, hospitals, and other health care facilities.