Exercises 2008-2010

Hospital Evacuation

The Rehabilitation Hospital of the Cape & Islands evacuated in simulated hurricane.

School Evacuation

Evacuation of 9 children with disabilities from the Cape Cod Collaborative School

Tour of the Boston Emergency Operations Center

Four students tour Boston EOC

Mass Casualty Exercise

Training Exercise for BU EMS program.

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.