We determined that overall; the Department cannot be assured that its preparedness plans can be executed effectively during a pandemic event. As a result, the eight components we reviewed may not be fully prepared to continue mission essential functions during a pandemic event. The Department concurred with all seven recommendations and has initiated corrective actions
Consistent with CDC guidance, most Office of Inspector General employees are currently serving the American people remotely. We are determined to keep interruptions to our operations to a minimum, and we appreciate your patience during this time.
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