A recent survey of American adults found that 76% worried about becoming ill if they had to stay home and take care of the sick during a severe flu pandemic.1
  Learn infection control measures. 


Setting up a Sick Room

Wash hands for 15 seconds with soap and water

infection prevention

Cover a cough or sneeze with tissue

prevent infection

The Trust for America's Health released a report "Pandemic Flu Preparedness: Lessons from the Front Lines." There are 10 major findings related to the 2009 H1N1 influenza outbreak including:

  • "Providing clear straightforward information to the public was essential for allaying fears and building trust"
  • "Even with a mild outbreak, the health care delivery system was overwhelmed" 

Read the press release and  the entire report.



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