The Rehabilitation Hospital of the Cape & Islands evacuated in simulated hurricane.
Evacuation of 9 children with disabilities from the Cape Cod Collaborative School
Tour of the Boston Emergency Operations Center
Mass Casualty Exercise
Burlington, MA Flu Clinic
HEM students act as Evaluation Team for Burlington Board of Health Mass Prophylaxis Exercise.
George Mason University H1N1 Workshop
Four representatives of the HEM Program attended Communicating Influenza Vaccination Evidence and Knowledge Base, a Workshop hosted by GMU in Arlington, VA.
Drive-Thru Flu Clinic
The Indian Health Services and the Colville Tribes tested a a system, developed by BU HEM researcher J.J. Burke for delivering flu shots to their communities. This system will be used as a model for delivering similar services in the case of emergency situations.
Operation Gentle Voice
In this exercise, the BU HEM program partnered with the United States Office of Minority Health and several Montgomery County, Maryland agencies on a simulated measles outbreak. The Montgomery County 311 call center was tested on its ability to process calls regarding the outbreak, which included language translation capability. The BU HEM students were role players speaking in their first language, some of which required transfer to the language line.