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For locations for COVID19 treatment why not encourage use of vacant Box Stores (Sears, K-Mart) or university dorms?

There seems to be a lot of talk about where to locate overflow facilities. Why not use something that is vacant?

One major area of vacancy throughout the US is malls, and in particular the #boxstores of Sears, K-Mart other chains that often had stand-alone stores and certainly stores with their own entrances.

The advantages are many--the stores are vacant, so no disposessing anyone. They have electric lines, air conditioning,... more »

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Backing to our Normal life prior to Covid-19

I do have a very simple idea to bring all people back to their own normal life, the same life that they had prior to the Covid-19. I need to discuss my idea with scientists in the area of chemistry. We need to have a government funds to complete the research and manufacture to make a completely new product that will be unique and has never been made before. Currently all or may be majority of scientists that are involved... more »

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Update to COVID-19 Vaccination improved roll-out ideas

The January 11, 2020, NBC Nightly News broadcast ran a story mentioning the Philly Fighting COVID organization. This group brought together software engineers and scientists to create an electronic vaccine registration software program. The news story quoted the founder of this organization stating that their software greatly simplifies and increases the speed of mass registration for COVID-19 vaccinations. He additionally... more »

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Recommendations for COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Site Setup and Operations

Many Federal, State, Tribal, Territorial and Local Jurisdictions use drive-through mass vaccination clinics (hereafter MVCs) as part of their Medical Countermeasures (MCM) Response Plan. The goal of such clinics is to serve the most people needing vaccination in the shortest amount of time feasible. After conducting an overview of studies done on the efficiency and advantages of MVC operations, the following information... more »

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Recommendations to Speed Up the Delivery Process of COVID-19 Vaccinations

There have been conflicting reports in the media regarding what factors are slowing down the delivery and administration of COVID-19 vaccinations. However, the overarching reality is that the pace of administering these vaccines needs to ramp up on an immediate basis. According to the American Hospital Association (AHA), in order for the U.S. to vaccinate approximately 80% of our population to reach herd immunity by June... more »

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Recommendations to Increase the Visibility and Effectiveness of the COVID-19 Distribution Ptocess

On Thursday, January 21, 2021, President Biden told the nation that "[W}e are in a national emergency, and it's time we treated it like one." A number of states and local jurisdictions have recently complained that they are running out of doses of the vaccines, and/or do not have any information on how many doses they are being sent, or when and where those doses will arrive. The current vaccine distribution system does... more »

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Recommendations to Ensure Equitable COVID-19 Vaccination Access Among U.S. Disadvantaged and Marginalized Populations

At a United States Senate Hearing held in the Spring of 2020, Senator Bernie Sanders stated that "[i]f and when the vaccine comes, it won't do somebody any good if they don't get it." COVID-19 [Covid] infectious disease is a severe public health crisis and the administration of vaccines to inhibit this disease is a Global task. But the Covid inoculation process for socially disadvantaged persons in America, needs to be... more »

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Maximizing Public Assistance at Federal Coronavirus Vaccination Sites

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is currently providing assistance in setting up Mass Coronavirus Vaccination site locations where eligible members of the public can receive COVID-19 (Covid) vaccination shots. These sites are designed to vaccinate anywhere from hundreds to many thousands of people a day. The Pandemic of 2020-21 has caused large-scale financial problems... more »

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Transitioning COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts into Underserved Community Locations

The news media has been reporting a significant drop in the rate of COVID-19 vaccinations being administered on a daily basis in the United States. A myriad of factors have been reported as causes of this drop in the number of people going to existing vaccination sites, including geographic location of the vaccination centers currently in use not having convenient enough access for people in underserved communities to... more »

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Best Practice Locations For COVID-19 Pop Up Vaccination Clinics In Areas With Low Vaccination Rates

Research has found that McDonald's Restaurants have become popular social gathering spots in both low income and middle income neighborhoods.  People gather at these McDonald's locations for activities as diverse as Bingo games and Prayer Groups.  DHS/FEMA and their COVID-19 Vaccination Program partners should explore forming a partnership with McDonald's Corporation to use Center For Disease Control (CDC) and John Hopkins... more »

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Recommendations To Increase Vaccine Participation Rates in the 18-29 Age Group

The overall rate of COVID-19 (Covid) vaccinations in the U.S. has continued to drop since mid-April.  Accordingly, it has become incumbent on DHS/FEMA and their vaccination program partners to innovate and find effective ways to increase the rate of Covid inoculations among the non-vaccinated population.  The media is reporting that the least likely age group to get vaccinated is the 18-29 year-old segment.  One idea... more »

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Ohio COVID-19 Vaccination Incentive Plan Should Be Adopted Nationwide

On May 12, 2021, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine held a press conference to announce an incentive plan to get more Ohioans vaccinated.  The Governor described a two-prong plan that will:

1.  Let any Ohioan age 18 and over enter their name in a lottery to be held every Wednesday for five weeks if they have had at least one Covid-19 (Covid) vaccination shot.  The weekly winners will be awarded one million dollars.  To fund this... more »

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Time to Transition the COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Program to Focus on the Least Vaccinated Neighborhoods

President Biden has set a nationwide goal to vaccinate 70% of our adult population with at least one COVID-19 (Covid) shot by July-just over one month away.  About 10 states have met this goal at the current time.  Many other states are lagging behind and the majority of under-vaccinated areas are within zip codes where poverty is prevalent, and/or many residents are immigrants, migrants or other minority populations. ... more »

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Accelerate thymus regeneration research to enable people to fare better in future pandemics

This idea concerns Covid-19. Since the Covid-19 campaign no longer exists here, I have no recourse but to post this idea, and many others, in the five current campaigns which still exist here.

It appears that DHS no longer reviews ideas that are submitted on this site. I hope they will disprove this assumption by communicating with me on each of my ideas and directly address any potential which they may have.

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