Nevada County Public Health Officials gained hands on experience in providing mass inoculations in a drive through setting at a free flu shot clinic today.
click to hear County Health Director Dr. Karen Milman
The long lines were trying the patience of some people as they inched their way through the Twin Cities Church parking lot, the location for the event.
Nevada County Public Health Director Dr. Karen Milman says long lines are what you can expect in a real event.
click to hear Dr. Karen Milman
There were 15 public health workers and volunteers at the exercise and 4 nurses delivering the flu shots. Dr. Milman says with the 400 plus doses of flu vaccine they gave out, that’s about one and a half minutes per shot. This man didn’t seem to mind the wait.
click to hear man in line
CHP Officer Marc Morrison who was working traffic control says it seemed to go smoothly.
click to hear CHP Officer Morrison
Nevada County Public Health Department was assisted by neighboring counties who sent staff to serve as evaluators and give suggestions for improvement.