Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Capabilities
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2023). Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response Capabilities.
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.