Medical Countermeasures Dispensing
During emergencies such as terrorist attacks or influenza outbreaks, the public health system's ability to save lives could depend on dispensing medical countermeasures such as antibiotics and vaccines to a large number of people in a short amount of time.
For the Public
- Getting Medicine in Health Emergencies
Basic fact sheet.
For Planners, Workers, and Volunteers
- Public PODs (Points of Dispensing)
Dispensing locations for the public. Materials for workers and volunteers.
- Closed PODs (Points of Dispensing) Partner Resources
Closed PODs are sites where medications are dispensed to people affiliated with that location. Universities, community agencies, extended care facilities and other organizations can serve their students, residents and employees.