Track 2: Enhancing Use of Medical Countermeasures and Non-Pharmaceutical Interventions
Part A: Regionalizing Medical Countermeasures Dispensing: The Chicago Region’s Approach to Standardizing the Seemingly Impossible During a Time Critical Mission
During an Anthrax release, time is critical and you need to have forms that will help you process patients accurately and quickly. During this session, attendees will participate in a dispensing exercise utilizing the algorithms and processing the MCM Data Collection Forms developed by Health Departments in the Chicago MSA.
Part B: Evolving Complexity of a Regional Phase Two Anthrax Exercise
‘Spring Breakout III’ was a regional full-scale exercise to test a phase two anthrax response in the greater Kansas City area. As guidance and expectations changed, so too did this exercise. Learn how public information, epidemiology, and planning authorities from thirteen local public health agencies coordinated and exercised thirteen PODs.