“The success of this clinic was the result of long-term planning and excellent coordination between MIT Medical and the EOC,” said Dr. David Diamond, Associate Medical Director for MIT Medical. “I’m glad we are able to provide the vaccine so effectively.” To date, MIT has vaccinated nearly 6,000 people against H1N1.
MIT Medical and the EOC have scheduled another campus clinic on Jan. 14 for those 10 and over, and one for younger children on Jan. 21. See MIT Flu Central for details on these clinics and other useful influenza information.
The H1N1 clinics are a joint effort between MIT Medical and MIT’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC), a cross-functional organization composed of operational-group members from across the Institute and led by MIT’s safety and security experts. Representatives from the faculty and the Registrar’s Office also serve on the EOC.