Advisory Opinion 20-04 on the Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness Act and the Secretary's Declaration under the Act October 22, 2020, as Modified on October 23, 2020
This Advisory Opinion re-emphasizes the breadth of PREP Act immunity. It covers a broad range of entities when such entities take reasonable steps to follow public-health guidelines and directives in using covered medical products.
Issued by: Office of the General Counsel (OGC)
Issue Date: October 23, 2020
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