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Mass Administration/Mass Prescription Dispensing Program

Administered: On demand

Target Population: Large scale (1,000 – 70,000) local area population

Participation Rate: Based upon need

Working with the Campus Emergency Response Team (CERT) and other governmental entities, provide critical administrative oversight for Mass Immunization and/or Mass Prescription Dispensing through a U of A based location in response to bio terrorism or naturally occurring infectious disease events.

Outcomes Measured

  • Working with Federal, State and County officials, provide critical administrative oversight for Mass Immunization and/or Mass Prescription Dispensing in response to bioterrorism or naturally occurring infectious disease events in the campus community.

Findings

A comprehensive planning effort has been conducted to assure the Campus Health Service and other participants were prepared for this potential occurrence beginning in the summer of 2003-present.

Changes Made on Basis of Findings

The CHS has provided critical administrative oversight in addressing the program planning needs for Mass Immunization/Mass Prescription Dispensing through a U of A based location in response to bioterrorism or naturally occurring infectious disease events. Planning has been done in conjunction with the CERT, AHSC, UA Risk Management and Safety, Campus Recreation Center, UAPD, UA Facilities Management, and UA Parking and Transportation and a suitable site has been identified, reviewed and approved by the Pima County Health Department.
The CHS has worked with governmental entities such as the CDC, Pima County Medical Department, UAPD and others in defining a workable plan to accommodate the nearly 60-80,000 U of A campus community population (including dependents of faculty/staff).

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