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Pandemic and Yearly Influenza Control

Swine Flu (H1N1 Spring 2009 Outbreak

CDC, Prevention and Control of Seasonal Influenza with Vaccines Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), 2009 Prevention and Control of Seasonal Influenza with Vaccines Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), MMWRVolume 58, No. RR-8 July 31, 2009

Historic Materials from the 1976 Swine Flu Immunization Program

Federal Pan Flu Page

JCAHO, "Providing a Safer Environment for Health Care Personnel and Patients through Influenza Vaccination: Strategies from Research and Practice" 24 June 2009. original link

Influenza Pandemic: Increased Agency Accountability Could Help Protect Federal Employees Serving the Public in the Event of a Pandemic. GAO-09-404, June 12.

INFLUENZA PANDEMIC - Federal Agencies Should Continue to Assist States to Address Gaps in Pandemic Planning, GAO-08-539, June 2008. This illustrates the mismatch between federal expectations for state health departments and the reality that state government organization is very flat, with most emergency management responsibilities necessary for pan flu falling outside of the ambit of the health departments. See page 23, discussion of work with private sector partners, and sustaining critical infrastructure, both of which fall outside of health department authority.

Pandemic Influenza Preparedness and Response Guidance for Healthcare Workers and Healthcare Employers. Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor. OSHA 3328-05 2007

Influenza Pandemic: Efforts Under Way to Address Constraints on Using Antivirals and Vaccines to Forestall a Pandemic. GAO-08-92, December 21, 2007.

Influenza Vaccine: Issues Related to Production, Distribution, and Public Health Messages. GAO-08-27, October 31. 2007.

Influenza Pandemic: Opportunities Exist to Address Critical Infrastructure Protection Challenges That Require Federal and Private Sector Coordination. GAO-08-36, October 31, 2007.

Preparing for Pandemic Influenza: The Hospital and Community Perspective, Stephen V. Cantrill, MD, Associate Director, Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, 2007 Great Lakes Homeland Security Training Conference & Expo. (These slides are an excellent review of preparations a community can take for pandemic flu preparation.)

White House, National Strategy for Pandemic Influenza Implementation Plan One Year Summary, July 2007.

Prevention and Control of Influenza Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), 2007

The Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Act (P.L. 109-417): Provisions and Changes to Preexisting Law, Congressional Research Service, Updated January 25, 2007, Document RL33589.

National Infrastructure Advisory Council, The Prioritization of Critical Infrastructure for a Pandemic Outbreak In The United States, Final Report And Recommendations by The Council, January 16, 2007

Phillips SJ, Knebel A, eds. Mass Medical Care with Scarce Resources: A Community Planning Guide. Prepared by Health Systems Research, Inc., an Altarum company, under contract No. 290-04-0010. AHRQ Publication No. 07-0001. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 2007.

The Role of Law Enforcement in Public Health Emergencies: Special Considerations for an All-Hazards Approach. DOJ Guide. September 2006

New York City Pandemic Flu Plan - July 2006

JCAHO requires hospitals to offer flu vaccine in response to the low levels of flu vaccination in health care workers.

A framework for an Australian Influenza Pandemic Plan: (Communicable Diseases Intelligence Technical Report Series No 4) Endorsed by the Communicable Diseases Network Australia New Zealand Published by Commonwealth Department of Health and Aged Care June 1999

Homeland Security plan for bird flu pandemic - this is a plan to plan, not an operational document. It raises good questions and has a excellent collection of references and legal authorities.

Sarah A. Lister, Pandemic Influenza: Domestic Preparedness Efforts, CRS Report for Congress Order Code RL33145, November 10, 2005




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