As Ontarians line up to get their first and second doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, monitoring the eb and flow of those in line requires strategically designed clinics to ensure safety, social distancing and effective communication.
As part of their final fourth year project, students in Brock University’s Interprofessional Education for Quality Improvement Program (I-EQUIP) helped Niagara Regional Public Health (NRPH) design blueprints for regional vaccination clinics. Students worked closely with stakeholders including representatives from NRPH and municipal fire departments to inform their designs — from electrical outlets to room temperatures.
Together, I-EQUIP students helped NRPH operate and monitor 11 clinics in the region, including one at Brock University. Students continued to be involved even after their placement was completed by volunteering at the clinics to support community efforts.
For more information, visit Brock University.
Read more about how Ontario’s universities are supporting the provincial vaccine roll-out.