Stergachis, A., Arnold, J., and Oberle, M. (2013). Creating Strong Partnerships: Local Health Departments and Pharmacy Work Together in Emergencies. (Requires free registration.) University of Washington, Northwest Center for Public Health Practice.
The speakers in this webinar discuss the importance of and tools for establishing partnerships between local health departments and healthcare organizations, such as pharmacies and hospitals, to dispense drugs, vaccines, and other medical countermeasures during public health emergencies. They address the roles of public health and pharmacy personnel with regards to emergency response, and share a novel mechanism for formalizing these relationships.