The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services developed guidance for correctional facilities for pandemic influenza preparedness and response, begins in Appendix 9.
Case #4: University of South Carolina and South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control.
Case example from the University of South Carolina (USC), where they developed a Pandemic Influenza Coordinating Committee in April 2009. The committee’s leadership engaged local and state officials from the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control to participate in joint planning to ensure USC had a comprehensive pandemic influenza plan.
Case example of local health departments in South Carolina, Florida, and California that partnered with faith-based organizations to bring H1N1 vaccine to homeless and low-income residents. Although homeless people were not explicitly listed as an ACIP priority or target group for vaccine receipt, several health departments decided to prioritize them during vaccination efforts.
Review the recent report commissioned by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Faith-Based and Community Organizations’ Participation in Emergency Preparedness and Response Activities.
The Mid-America Regional Council’s Cities Readiness Initiative has prepared a guide to help private businesses, entitled Protecting Your Employees in Public Health Emergencies.