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Community-Based Mass Prophylaxis: A Planning Guide for Public Health Preparedness


The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has released a report that provides an overview of the five components of a mass prophylaxis response to epidemic outbreaks: surveillance, stockpiling, distribution, dispensing, and followup. Sections focus on planning and conducting dispensing operations using specially-designated dispensing clinics, and on describing the implementation of a comprehensive operational structure for dispensing/vaccination clinics based on the National Incident Management System (NIMS).

The document is available online at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) website.


Medical Countermeasure (MCM) Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Strategic National Stockpile (SNS)


Institutional Author:

Weill Medical College of Cornell University - AHRQ





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