A HUGE thank you to all of our MCHD 2015 Drive-thru POD Flu Clinic volunteers! We could not have done it without you. We were hoping to get a few more cars through, but it was great nonetheless. We were able to gain valuable experience setting up, running, and demobilizing a drive-thru POD. Everyone worked well together and did a great job. We are hoping to expand it and invite more people next year!
October 21st: DRIVE THRU POINT OF DISPENSING EXERCISE 3:00-5:30PM
Point of Dispensing sites are a method of dispensing medications relying on the public’s access to personal vehicular transportation to more quickly dispense these medications in a safe manner. This POD will be a small scale drive thru flu shot clinic (with actual flu shots dispensed), and the location will be at Sherwood Oaks Christian Church. We will need volunteers (of all experience levels) to help staff the exercise!! It will be a great opportunity to practice a drive-thru POD, learn more about POD logistics and a potential role in a public health emergency. We ask volunteers come early and we will need a few volunteers to help tear down as well. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you plan to volunteer as attending a brief meeting prior to the event is required to volunteer (to learn POD layout and day of event details, sign liability waiver, receive free t-shirt, etc.)
A big THANK YOU to all our volunteers who participated/responded during our bi-annual notification drill! We had a response rate of 51% (43/85). If you did not receive our message please be sure you are registered on SERV-IN and your contact information is correct because this is also how you will be notified in the event of an emergency in which we are activated. Thanks again!