Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board: Indian Leadership for Indian Health

H1N1 FLU Information

NW TRIBAL H1N1 Flu Links

Northwest Tribal Emergency Management Council H1N1 Information -New!
H1N1 Training and Informational Resources from the Northwest Center for Public Health Practice -New!
H1N1 Vaccination Guidance for State, Local, Tribal and Territorial Health Officials—Centers for Disease Control and Prevention—July 2009;
August, 2009 WA DOH H1N1 Vaccine Guidance for Tribes

STATE H1N1 Flu Links


FEDERAL H1N1 Flu Links

IHS H1N1 Info
CDC H1N1 Info for Tribal Health Officials
CDC Nasal Spray Info
Current CDC H1N1 Guidance
ACIP Vaccine recommendations 
Parental Guidelines
CDC Issues New H1N1 School Recommendations
Additional school guidelines, templates, planning documents and checklists are available from FLU.GOV

For Community Members, Patients and Family

What to do if you get Flu-like symptoms
H1N1 Vaccine FAQs:
Printable prevention materials from the CDC

For Clinicians

Influenza Season Triage Algorithm -New!
Interim Guidance on Infection Control Measures for 2009 H1N1 Influenza in Healthcare Settings -New!
10 Steps You Can Take: Actions for Novel H1N1 Influenza Planning and Response for Medical Offices and Outpatient Facilities:

Recent guidance on Respiratory Protection for Health Care Workers:

Attached are CDC key points regarding ongoing investigations of cases of influenza H3N2v virus infections in the United States.

Information about the ongoing investigations is available in FluView, and on CDC’s recently reorganized Influenza H3N2v web site.

New Print Materials targeting American Indians/Alaska Natives

Of note…
8/24/2012 CDC posted an article titled “New H3N2v Cases Reported, Limited Person-to-Person Transmission Detected.”
8/24/2012 CDC launched an updated web page for the ongoing H3N2v outbreak.  Learn more about the outbreak at Influenza A (H3N2) Variant Virus Outbreaks.
Since last week, CDC has also posted or updated:
guidance to states for enhanced surveillance for influenza-like illness (ILI) in all people, including in people reporting pig exposure.
information for fair organizers and people who attend fairs.
information on how to interpret data from a CDC influenza testing panel for state public health laboratories.
a Q&A on H3N2v for the general public.

New Print Materials targeting American Indians/Alaska Natives