NACCHO Medical Countermeasures Workgroup August Report

Chair: Melissa Marquis; Staff: David Henry

The Medical Countermeasures Workgroup held its monthly call on August 12. Workgroup chair Melissa Marquis gave a brief on the proceedings of the CDC’s Local Technical Assistance Review (LTAR) transition phase II workshop, held July 30 through Aug. 1. The workgroup received a status update on the development of the long-term dispensing of medical countermeasures policy statement, developed by the Strategic National Stockpile (SNS) workgroup in early 2013. Workgroup members also shared their upcoming exercises and conferences with the group.

About Frances Bevington

Frances Bevington is the Senior Marketing and Communications Specialist for Public Health Preparedness at NACCHO. Her work includes emergency and risk communications planning, strategic messaging, and multichannel marketing for the adoption of best practices in public health preparedness. Twitter: @Wilkington

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