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Partners in Preparedness

Partners in Preparedness Case Studies

These five case studies illustrate how local health departments collaborated with local businesses and universities to respond to and mitigate the effects of the H1N1 influenza pandemic.

Partnerships with Community Pharmacies
"This partnership enabled information and vaccine to flow from the Palm Beach County Health Department to hundreds of area supermarkets and community pharmacies and their in-store health clinics." Click here for the full case study.
Partnerships with Large Property Corporations for H1N1 Prevention and Response
"In this partnership, the business community used its resources and influence to spread Boston Public Health Commission’s H1N1 preparedness message and strengthen overall community H1N1 influenza pandemic preparedness." Click here for the full case study.
Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Pandemic Preparedness Task Force
"The task force was committed to preventing and reducing the incidence and spread of H1N1 to students, faculty, staff, and family members while not disrupting university life." Click here for the full case study.
University of South Carolina (USC) and South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control
"From the outset, the University leadership engaged state and regional officials from the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SC DHEC) to participate in joint planning by sharing clinical guidance, public information, and technical assistance." Click here for the full case study.
Public Health Seattle and King County H1N1 Preparedness Implementation Plan for Business Engagement
"During the H1N1 influenza pandemic, Public Health Seattle King County used their Business Engagement Toolkit and training program to strengthen their partnerships with the business community so businesses would have direct access to public health." Click here for the full case study.
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