Friday, May 1, 2009

Maine Swine Flu Update - Friday, 1 May 09

The swine flu crisis is gathering steam; yet it is still undetermined if it will reach pandemic proportions and how it will affect Maine. The best thing citizens can do is to stay informed and follow the advice of health care and emergency management professionals.

Things to Do to Prevent Swine Flu in Maine:

"Preventing the Flu: Good Health Habits Can Help Stop Germs", Center for Disease Control (CDC).
"Influenza Antiviral Drugs", Center for Disease Control (CDC).
"The Flu: A Guide for Parents", Center for Disease Control (CDC).

More Information on Swine Flu:

"Swine Flu: To Fear is to Fail", CSO Business Continuity, April 29, 2009.
"A Pandemic Preparedness Primer", CSO Online, April 2009.
"", Center for Disease Control (CDC).
"Swine Flu: Information for Concerned Parents and Caregivers", Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, April 29, 2009.
"Swine Flu Travel Q&A: What You Need to Know", Independent
"Avoiding the Airplane Cold", Independent Traveler.
"Travel Alert", State Department travel alert reference influenza and Mexico, April 28, 2009.

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