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A "Closed POD" or Point of Dispensing is a non-medical or medical dispensing site that will provide medication to the staff and families of a business, facility, or agency during a public health emergency that requires large scale immediate mass prophylaxis in order to preserve life and health.
A "Closed POD" could also provide medication to patients, clients, students, contractors or others associated with the business or agency. In most cases this does not include your outpatients unless they are homebound.
Benefits of a "Closed POD":
- allows facility or agency to quickly distribute emergency medications to protect employees, families, clients and students
- allows facility or agency to continue their operations