Track 2: Enhancing Use of Medical Countermeasures and Non-Pharmaceutical Interventions
Part A: Improving availability and access to antiviral drugs: seasonal flu experience
MedFinder is a free website for providers/patients to quickly locate medical countermeasures (MCMs) during seasonal flu outbreaks or other public health emergencies. This session provides an overview of MedFinder, its utility during previous flu seasons, and how MedFinder can inform public health decision-making around timely access to MCMs.
Part B: Pharmacies and Health Departments: Best Practices for Coordinated Pandemic Influenza Vaccine Administration during a Pandemic
Pharmacies are an important partner in pandemic influenza vaccination planning and response. This session will discuss best practices for pharmacies and health departments working closely together to provide vaccinations in planning for and responding to a pandemic.