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Subject = ANTHRAX VACCINATION PROGRAM INSTRUCITONS TO PREPARE VACCINES    

Parent Organization = HSC         

Unit = OTSG        

Folder Title = ANTHRAX VACCINATION PROGRAM INSTRUCTIONS TO UNIUTS TO PREPARE TO RECEIVE VACCINES               

Document Number =          1

Box ID = BX003206





                          ANTHRAX VACCINATION PROGRAM
                      INSTRUCTIONS TO UNITS TO PREPARE TO RECEIVE VACCINES
         i. Representative from the 12th or 7i4th Med Det will present you with
       ithis document and explain the procedures described below.        Because of the
       i
       ;limited time during which this program is being carried out@ please
       ;cooperate completely, and permit them to be as brief as possible. DO NOT
       ISHOOT THE MESSENGER, they are only providing the limited'information
       ;present on this page.
       ,%2. Each unit receiving shots must have the following things provided'when
       tthe shot team arrives. If these things are not provided upon arri@ial of
       ,-the shot team, they will go on to another unit and yours will drop to the
       ::bottom of the list. Each unit must provide exactly what is listed,
       .:exactly as Specified. If a lengthy explanation is expected by You, we
         will return to your unit after others have been completed if there is
       :still time to administer the shots to your unit:
       ':aL. While reactions to the vaccination are rare'and we are not presently
       ..aware of anyone who has had a severe reaction beyond a 1-2 f?tin. burning
         sensation, a vehicle with driver and assistant driver should be provided
       I
       . to transport any persons requiring medical attention to the 86tt) Evac
       ..Hospital, which is located to the right of the main Saudi Hospital
       :b. A tent with adequate lighting fo@--ad(ninistration of shots must be
         provided containing the following:

             i. a table wilh two chairs Outride the front entrance to the        tent
             ii. inside the entrance, space for approximately 8 people to        stand
             iii, at the rear of the tent, four cots (two along each side) and
             f3 chairs.
                                             front entrance, the unit personnel
             iv. at the table outside the
             officer or a responsible officer or NCO must be present to verify
             unit individuals.
             v. inside the tent, two responsible individuals must be provided
             one to brief the troops receiving the shots after they enter the
             tent, one to supervise the recovery of personnel for 2-.5 minutes
             after receiving the shot.

       -C.                                                         will b provided when
            Briefing statement to be read by the unit briefer             e
         the shot team arrives.
     :.'d.  DrivL-ro assistant driver and vehicle will be positioned at the rear of
         the 'Lent., ilorig with a person familiar with first aid and complications
         possible as a result of the vaccine:
             i. personnel can expect some'biti,ning at the injection siLL- for up tc3 2
         minutes after injection.
             ii. Less than 6% DP personnel will experience inild discomfort at the
         site for 2-3 days.
             'Iii. Less than 1% will have a more severe local reaction lasting 1-2
         days.

         REMEMBER: ALL PREPARATIONS MUST BE READY WHEN THE SHOT TEAM ARRIVES!
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