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Community-Based Mass Prophylaxis

Public Health Emergency Preparedness

This resource was part of AHRQ's Public Health Emergency Preparedness program, which was discontinued on June 30, 2011, in a realignment of Federal efforts.

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Figure 2: Schematic of the Command Structure of a Mass Prophylaxis Campaign (Text Description)

The flow chart starts at the top with the "Mass Prophylaxis Emergency Operations Center." Six subjects branch from this head:

  1. Law Enforcement.
  2. Finance.
  3. Medical Treatment.
  4. Emergency Medical Services.
  5. Public Health.
  6. Etc.

Additional subjects fall under "Public Health." A stack of four boxes is each designated "Dispensing Clinic 1." Under these, the following subjects line up: "Operations," "Planning," "Logistics," and "Finance." Arrows from those four subjects all flow to "DVC Management" (with a note to see section four).

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