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Full-Scale Exercise Example: Mass Dispensing

Description:

This Six hour joint district full-scale exercise created by the DeKalb County Board of Health was created in 2005 as evidence for Project Public Health Ready.

The exercise focused on the ability to dispense the pharmaceutical materiel from the SNS in response to a terrorist incident. Exercise is aimed at facilitating concept understanding, identifying strengths, and testing emergency response plans. 

Toolkit:

PPHR Toolkit

Keyword Area:

After Action Reports, All-Hazards, Mass Prophylaxis, Project Public Health Ready, Strategic National Stockpile (SNS)

Jurisdiction:

500,000 - 749,999

Institutional Author:

DeKalb County Board of Health, GA

Submitted:

04/04/2007

Modified:

08/17/2012

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