Flu Outbreak Exercise

Broome County Health officials are preparing to test plans for vaccinating the entire county in the event of a flu epidemic.

The Health Department is providing a free flu clinic on Monday as a way of testing its emergency response plan. The Point of Dispensing exercise, or POD, is designed to vaccinate residents quickly in the event of a viral outbreak. To speed up the process, online registration is being provided so patients can fill out their information in advance...