To create state-of-the-art
trainining for public health workers and emergency responders
for a multitude of catastrophic scenarios.
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Be prepared for the pandemic flu! Introducting the first interactive cell phone application with pandemic flu preparedness information.
Mobile Panflu Prep is free to download on select cell phones from Cingular, Sprint and T-Mobil.
The first scenario in the project simulates a bioterrorism
response focused on training thousands of people
to dispense mass amounts of drugs in
the wake of a large scale anthrax attack.
The current project is being developed for the Chicago Department of Public Health through a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
simulation begins with a television news
report warning the public about the disaster.
Soon the public begins to flock to emergency
dispensing and vaccination centers and public
health workers and emergency responders are
faced with real-life situations.
Cell Phone application to be released March 1 Press Release