HRSA Announcement: Stay Up to the Minute on the H1N1 Flu Outbreak
As the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) continues to identify and investigate the spread of H1N1 influenza virus infection in people in a number of states, it is critical that you stay up to date with the latest clinical guidelines.
CDC will notify you by e-mail each time new information is available.
- Go to H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and enter your e-mail address in the Get e-mail updates box
You will receive an e-mail every time CDC updates the page, which currently includes guidance on case definitions, infection control practices in the healthcare setting, and antiviral recommendations that every health center clinician should have at the ready.
- Interim Guidance for Screening for Swine-Origin Influenza A (H1N1) by State and Local Health Departments, Hospitals, and Clinicians in Regions with Few or no Reported Cases of Swine Influenza A (H1N1) for guidance in the case of suspected H1N1 flu infection. Obtain a respiratory swab for S-OIV testing, refrigerate (do not freeze) and contact the state or local health department to facilitate transport and timely diagnosis at a state public health laboratory.
- Update on School (K – 12) Dismissal and Childcare Facilities: Interim CDC Guidance in Response to Human Infections with the 2009 Influenza A H1N1 Virus
- Interim Guidance—Pregnant Women and H1N1 (Swine Influenza): Considerations for Clinicians
- Interim Guidance—HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents: Considerations for Clinicians Regarding Swine-Origin Influenza A (H1N1) Virus
- Interim Guidance for Infection Control for Care of Patients with Confirmed or Suspected Swine Influenza A (H1N1) Virus Infection in a Healthcare Setting
- Interim Guidance on Antiviral Recommendations for Patients with Confirmed or Suspected Swine Influenza A (H1N1) Virus Infection and Close Contacts
- CDC’s Clinician Outreach Communications Activity for national clinician organizations to communicate information about disease outbreaks
- PandemicFlu.gov for more information on the H1N1 situation.