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  1. H1N1 Influenza PreparednessWorkforce Protection May 5, 2009

  2. A viral infection that occurs in pigs Infected pigs rarely infect humans “Cocktail” Virus – Swine, Avian & Human Flu In late March 2009, cases of human infection with H1N1 viruses were 1st reported in S. California and Texas (swine source unknown) H1N1 is spreading from person to person H1N1 Influenza (aka Swine Flu) 2

  3. The spread of H1N1 is similar to the same way seasonal influenza spreads Coughing Sneezing Touching something with flu virus on it & then touching mouth or nose Infected people may be able to infect others 1 day before symptoms develop and up to symptom resolution. H1N1 Influenza 3

  4. Fever Sore Throat Cough Body Aches Headaches Chills Fatigue H1N1 Influenza Symptoms 4

  5. H1N1 Flu - Pandemic Potential 5

  6. H1N1 Influenza Spread in the US http://www.swine-flu-map-animation.com/ 6

  7. Non-Pharmacologic Isolation & quarantine Social distancing Telecommuting Respiratory protection Cough & sneeze etiquette Washing hands frequently Pharmacologic* Vaccines (Currently, no vaccine for H1N1) Antiviral drugs (Tamiflu/Relenza) *May have limited impact Countermeasures 8

  8. Droplet Spread REMEMBER – SOCIAL DISTANCING IS 6 FEET! 9

  9. H1N1 Webcast Series (CG-11) Recommendations to TRACENs Influenza Training (Mandatory) Reemphasized Policy Guidance: Operating Protocols in H1N1 Environment Use of Personal Protective Equipment & Fit Testing Healthcare Worker Assessment & Treatment Guidance Critical Incident Messing Child Development Center Guidelines Coast Guard Workforce Issues 10

  10. Questions? 11