More than 4,500 free flu vaccinations were distributed during Bucks County’s annual pandemic flu drill on Saturday, the county said this week.
The drill, which was coordinated by the county’s Health Department and the Major Incident Response Team, served as a dry run for a potential mass inoculation. Such an incident could be necessary following the outbreak of a dangerous communicable disease, county officials said last week.
The vaccines were distributed across four locations in lower, central and upper Bucks, officials said, and they were handed out by personnel and volunteers in about three hours.
David Damsker, director of the county’s Health Department, said that the operation went smoothly and without major issue.