Maine, 2017

PHEP Maine

Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) Program

Maine, 2017

In 2017, an influenza outbreak sickened half of the residents of a remote island off the coast of Maine. Because of partnerships with the local poison centers and pharmacies, the health department was able to quickly deliver treatment and reduce the impact of the outbreak.

Learn more: https://www.cdc.gov/cpr/readiness/stories/index.htm

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