H1N1 (Swine) Flu: Resources

Swine Flu - Related Documents
What All Parents Should Know About Swine Flu

Swine Flu - Related Links
CDC - Cover Your Cough Resources
Stop the spread of germs that can make you and others sick! Influenza (flu) and other serious respiratory illnesses like respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), whooping cough, and severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) are spread by cough, sneezing, or unclean hands
CDC - Facemasks & Respirations
Interim Recommendations for Facemask and Respirator Use to Reduce 2009 Influenza A (H1N1) Virus Transmission
Community Planning
To help keep communities healthy during  flu season, it takes all of us- community and faith-based organizations (CFBOs), government, businesses, and schools-working together.
Flu.gov provides comprehensive government-wide information on seasonal, H1N1 (swine), H5N1 (bird) and pandemic influenza for the general public, health and emergency preparedness professionals, policy makers, government and business leaders, school systems, and local communities.
Know What to do About the Flu
Pandemics have occurred intermittently over centuries. Although the timing cannot be predicted, history and science suggest that we will face one or more pandemics in this century.
Military Health System
U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) - Military Health System
National Association of School Nurses
NASN is the leader in advocacy for student health and for professional development of school nurses. Every child deserves a school nurse all day, every day.
National Association of School Psychologists
NASP represents school psychology and supports school psychologists to enhance the learning and mental health of all children and youth.
OHSA: Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for an Influenza Pandemic
Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) - Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for an Influenza Pandemic
Stopping the Spread of Germs at Home, Work & School
The single best way to prevent the flu is to get a flu vaccine each season. The 2010-2011 flu vaccine will protect against 2009 H1N1, and two other influenza viruses (an H3N2 virus and an influenza B virus).
USDA - Masks and N95 Respirators
acemasks and N95 respirators are devices that may help prevent the spread of germs (viruses and bacteria) from one person to another. They are one part of an infection-control strategy that should also include frequent hand washing and social distancing.