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
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[1] Blendon, R. J., L. M. Koonin, J. M. Benson, M. S. Cetron, W. E. Pollard, E. W. Mitchell, et al. "Public Response to Community Mitigation Measures for Pandemic Influenza." Policy Review. Vol. 14, No. 5, May 2008. Found at Emerging Infectious Diseases on Centers for Disease Control website. <>  p. 779. p. 778-786.

[2] Levin, P., E. Gebbie, K. Qureshi."Can the Health System Meet the Challenge of Pandemic Flu? Planning, Ethical and Workforce Considerations" Public Health Reports, Vol 122, Sept-Oct, 2007. pp. 573-378.

[3] Blendon, p. 780.


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