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Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin and Menominee County: Drug endangered children (DEC) protocol: Standard operating procedure

Menominee Indian Tribe and Menominee County

A joint tribal and county DEC protocol. Contains a policy statement, definitions of key terminology, and jurisdiction information. Includes procedures for clandestine methamphetamine laboratory response. Outlines actions to be taken by law enforcement and the health authority upon discovery of a drug environment. Lists on-site responsibilities of the health authority. Describes local agency responsibilities, broken into social services (child removal, decontamination, medical evaluation, and placement), law enforcement, tribal EMS, tribal and county environmental services, and tribal and county public health services. Describes procedures for declaring meth lab sites human health hazards, as well as follow-up procedures after clean-up. Includes a memorandum of understanding between tribal and county officials.