New York State Department of Health POD Training


Full day training combining lecture, workshops, and group exercise targeting leaders and staff from county level departments of health. The training provides participants with an overview of how to plan and implement a POD as well as the use of PODs in mitigation and prevention of emerging infectious disease and terrorist threats.


  1. Discuss why Points of Dispensing Work in Public Health
  2. Discuss how Points of Dispensing can be implemented
  3. Enhance awareness of Infectious Disease and Terrorist threats

These projects are supported under a cooperative agreement from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Grant number 5U90TP000404-05. The contents of this program do not necessarily represent the official views of the CDC.