The Nevada County Public Health Department has a Government mandate to be able to provide either vaccines or oral medications to the public in a limited amount of time in the event of an infectious disease outbreak or bio terrorism. A drive through Flu shot exercise at Twin Cities Church parking lot today (Tuesday) was a test of that ability. Public Health Coordinator Patti Carter says they learned from last years test and had a nurse on both sides of the vehicle giving shots this year, which speeded up the process.
Click here to listen to Patti Carter
People in line were pleased with the way it was going.
Click here to listen to clinic participants
The County Health Department was hoping to be able to administer 600 flu vaccine shots in the 4 hours of the trial.
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