13 March 2020 – State of health emergency in Quebec

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Health
Intervention Categories: Legal and policy; Declaring state of emergency
Level of Jurisdiction: Quebec
Lead People/Agency: Quebec government on the recommandation of the Health and Social Services Minister

Overview: State of health emergency
Full details here: https://cdn-contenu.quebec.ca/cdn-contenu/adm/min/sante-services-sociaux/publications-adm/lois-reglements/decret-177-2020.pdf?1584224223

Type of Justification: Perception of an increased threat, WHO pandemic declaration (03/11/2020)
Source of Evidence or Justification: World Health Organisation
Evidence/Justification: The justification is mainly based on the WHO pandemic declaration and on the fact that this pandemic poses a “real serious threat to the population health”