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Story from the Field


Name of Health Department/Agency: Okaloosa County Health Department
State: FL
Date Added: 12/23/2009
Themes: Vaccine Supply and Distribution
Issue Summary: Creative Strategies to Promote and Make Vaccine Available in FL
Description of Issue(s): We are concerned there will not be enough of a demand at our mass vaccination clinics in January 2010.
Actions taken to address the issue(s): That is why besides our 5-day a week mass vaccination clinics we are targeting 4 separate community venues - a Snowbird Expo (that's an event for seniors coming to our area for the winter); MLK weekend at the mall; a Bridal Fair at a conference center; and a popular outdoor mall with young adults if we can find an indoor space. In addition, from New Years Eve on, advertising at two major nightclubs for young adults with arm bands that promote FREE H1N1 Shots and our web site!
Outcomes that resulted from actions taken:

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