Distressed at lack of pre-planning

Fraser Health flu clinic planned too hastily, says letter writer

Re: Recent Agassiz Health Unit Flu Clinic

I was very distressed with the haste with which the recent flu clinic was conducted by the AHU and as a result, ended as a total fiasco. The decision to schedule the clinic on that day disrupted the prior scheduling of two registered nurses and one quickly recruited volunteer. This resulted in providing immunization to a grand total of five clients. What an absolute waste of taxpayer dollars.

The reason for this letter is due to my concern that the general public will be quick to fault the local Health Unit staff for their incompetent planning. The administrative decision to hold the clinic appears to have been made without ensuring that there was sufficient time to notify the public.

I hope that this mishap will serve as a necessary lesson of the importance of pre-planning. But what about the people who were waiting for this clinic to happen? “Oh well, they can always go to the local pharmacy!”

Kiyo Matsuno

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