Committee Purpose

The Containment Lab Community Advisory Committee (CLCAC) functions to:

  • Foster two-way communication between the public and the operators of the high containment laboratories operating at Fort Detrick and elsewhere in Frederick County
  • Seek information about public concerns and ways to address those concerns
  • Advise and make recommendations on behalf of the public to government, containment laboratory and Fort Detrick officials regarding opportunities to improve any laboratory-related operational matters that may potentially impact public safety and health