Medical Countermeasure Readiness
Helping communities have plans in place to provide medicines and supplies during emergencies
ORAU understands the multi-faceted components necessary to ensure communities and partners have plans and processes in place to receive and provide life-saving medicines and supplies, also known as medical countermeasures (MCMs). Our experts work with federal, state, local and territorial agencies to advance medical countermeasure readiness planning and operations.
ORAU offers more than three decades of real-world experiences supporting federal agencies, public health departments and national preparedness organizations promote evidence-based practices to advance medical countermeasure readiness.
Industries we serve
- Federal, state, local and territorial public health departments
- Preparedness professionals
- National preparedness organizations and agencies
Specific areas of expertise
- MCM text messaging programs
- Development of emergency response plans for distribution sites
- Operational readiness assessment
- Point of dispensing drills
- Private and public partner coordination
- Stockpile and distribution planning
Come talk to us in Atlanta
Find us at the ORAU booth at the National Conference on Health Communication, Marketing, and Media to be held September 11-13, 2018, in Atlanta.
This annual conference brings together individuals representing academia, public health researchers and practitioners from federal and state government and the private sector, and provides a forum for collegial dialogue within and across these disciplines.
Come talk to us about public health and healthcare preparedness capabilities
Come talk to us about public health and healthcare preparednes at the ORAU booth at the 2019 NACCHO Preparedness Summit March 26-29, 2019 in St. Louis.
The Preparedness Summit is the first and longest running national conference on public health preparedness. The Summit convenes a wide array of partners; presenting new research findings, sharing tools and resources and providing a variety of opportunities for attendees to learn how to implement model practices that enhance the nation’s capabilities to prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters and other emergencies.
For information about ORAU’s health communication, preparedness and response needs, contact Marcus Weseman, M.P.A., vice president and senior associate director, Health Communication programs, at 865.576.3420 or firstname.lastname@example.org.