Capability 8 Medical Countermeasure Dispensing
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (n.d.). Capability 8: Medical Countermeasure Dispensing. (Accessed 11/10/2015.)
The Medical Countermeasure Dispensing capability is one of the 15 capabilities identified in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Public Health Preparedness Capabilities: National Standards for State and Local Planning. This capability provides guidance regarding the following medical countermeasure functions: identify and initiate dispensing strategies, receive medical countermeasures, activate dispensing, dispense medical countermeasures to the population, and report any adverse events.