HDOH Strategic National Stockpile Point of Dispensing (POD) Drill (2016)


RZHQ developed and conducted the Hawaii State Department of Health (HDOH) Point of Dispensing (POD) Drill in preparation for an upcoming Hawaii Strategic National Stockpile Full Scale Exercise.

A total of 69 personnel participated in the drill from the five organizations representing medical, educational, and military interests. The purpose of the training was to ensure participants were able to:

  • Understand the purpose of the Strategic National Stockpile
  • Describe the management system for POD operations
  • Describe roles of POD staff
  • Demonstrate correct use of POD equipment
  • Setup and Operate a POD including providing guidance and training to line staff
  • “I liked the presentation – no wasted “blah-blah.”
  • “Valuable training.”