Vaccines save lives. Getting desperately needed vaccines to people who need them, especially during a medical crisis such as a pandemic, is vital but logistically tricky. This difficulty is real for remote and rural areas that lack the more extensive medical infrastructure of major cities, or even smaller towns for that matter. Mobile immunization clinics are often employed to get people in remote areas the vaccines they so desperately need.
Custom Shipping Containers
Constructing such mobile clinics might seem complicated, but there is, as with most such issues, an easy answer. Custom shipping containers are the perfect solution for immunization clinic needs.
Shipping containers are straightforward to adapt to various uses, and mobile clinics are one of them. Shipping containers are essentially giant steel boxes constructed to be sent from one corner of the world to another. This design makes them exceptionally portable, durable, reliable, and easy to wipe down and sanitize.
As part of their ease of modification, HVAC systems, doors, windows, and storage equipment can be easily added to a shipping container as part of the portable clinic creation process. Shipping Containers are also cheap and easy to find. Even though they can last for years, many containers are used once and left aside because, in the shipping industry, it’s cheaper to do that rather than send them back empty. These used shipping containers can be purchased and modified to suit various needs, like portable immunization clinics.
Portable Immunization Clinics
The space they provide might seem a bit cramped, but they’re perfectly suited for the needs of a small immunization clinic. You don’t need a lot of space to give someone a shot, after all. Since they are giant steel boxes, shipping containers can also be combined to make a larger clinic, if needed. Their design and construction make them easy to ensure, both for privacy and security.
Shipping containers are easily modified, so they are a cinch to clean depending on the wallcovering and flooring selected. Their durable nature makes them portable and reliable. In short, shipping containers are excellent for use as a mobile immunization clinic. Strapped onto the back of a flatbed truck, they can be located just about anywhere to help those in need. Vaccinating the population means thousands of saved lives. Making it accessible to all no matter their location achieves that goal.