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Figure 1. Elements of a Local Mass Prophylaxis Plan (Text Description)

Figure 1 shows 5 elements along a continuum toward a local mass prophylaxis plan: who, what, where, when, and how. Various components feed into each element as follows.

For "Who":

  1. Population.
  2. Public Health.
  3. Emergency Management.
  4. Health Care Professionals.
  5. Law Enforcement.
  6. Community Relations.
  7. Health Care System.
  8. Media.
  9. Liaison (Interagency/Interregional).

For "What":

  1. Supplies and Stockpiles.
  2. Staff.
  3. Protocols.
  4. Floor/Flow Plan.
  5. Support Services.
  6. Transportation.

For "Where":

  1. Location.
  2. Size.
  3. Security.
  4. Access.
  5. Storage.
  6. Support Services.
  7. Communication.

For "When":

  1. Regional/Federal Activation.
  2. Emergency Management.

For "How":

  1. Planning.
  2. Incident Command/Management.
  3. Public Information.

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