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Flu.gov 11/23/09

This Web site provides comprehensive government-wide information on seasonal, H1N1 (swine), H5N1 (bird), and pandemic influenza for the general public, health and emergency preparedness professionals, policymakers, government and business leaders, school systems, and local communities. It also provides news, tools, fact sheets, videos, and links to social networking Web sites for the public to connect to local information.

This site is organized into the following sections:...

MRSA Toolkit for Outpatient Clinics/Offices 03/19/08

This toolkit has been designed to help staff at outpatient clinics and medical offices prevent, diagnose, treat, and reduce the transmission of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).

This toolkit includes the following materials:

  • For clinic staff:
    • How to use the toolkit
    • Policy and procedure check list
    • Assessing clinical practice
    • Infection control manual
    • Quick reference for environmental cleaning
    • ...
MRSA Toolkit for Middle and High Schools 03/19/08

This toolkit was created to help prevent the spread of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in middle and high schools. MRSA is a type of Staphylococcus aureus (Staph) infection on the skin that is resistant to treatment with antibiotics. Doctors are seeing more patients with MRSA who have not stayed in hospitals or nursing homes, indicating the infection is being transmitted in community settings, such as schools.

The materials in the MRSA...

MRSA Toolkit for Childcare Programs 03/19/08

This toolkit has been designed to help prevent and stop or reduce the spread of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) skin infections at childcare centers.

This toolkit includes the following materials:

  • For childcare workers
    • How to use the toolkit
    • Assessment of policies and procedures
    • PowerPoint presentation
    • Cleaning and sanitizing list
    • MRSA poster
    • The rule of ones poster
    • How to wash hands poster...
Interim Immunization Recommendations for Individuals Displaced by a Disaster 12/17/07

This tool provides recommendations to ensure that children, adolescents, and adults displaced by a disaster are protected against vaccine-preventable diseases in accordance with current recommendations and to reduce the likelihood of outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases when living in large crowded group settings.

This tool addresses the following topics:

  • Recommended immunizations (if immunization records are and are not available)
    • Children aged 10 years and...
FluAid 2.0 Software 12/17/07

FluAid 2.0 is a test version of software designed to assist State and local planners in preparing for the next influenza pandemic by providing estimates of potential impact specific to their locality. FluAid provides a range of estimates of impact in terms of deaths, hospitalizations, and outpatient visits due to pandemic influenza.

Users can download the software from this Web page and view the following information:

  • National estimates of economic impact
  • ...
Preventing Malaria in Travelers: Brochure 12/17/07

This guide provides travelers with information about visiting malaria-risk areas. It provides information on:

  • Malaria and its symptoms
  • Antimalarial drugs
  • Pregnancy and travel
  • Traveling with children to malaria-risk areas
  • Self-treatment
  • Preventing mosquito bites
National Strategy for Pandemic Influenza 12/17/07

This tool outlines how the Federal Government intends to prepare, detect, and respond to the threat of pandemic influenza, whether it results from the avian flu or another influenza virus.

This tool addresses the following topics:

  • President's letter
  • The pandemic threat
  • The National Strategy for Pandemic Influenza
  • Pillars of the national strategy
  • Implementation of the national strategy
  • Preparedness and...
The State of Latinos in HIV Prevention Community Planning 12/17/07

This document helps community planning groups, health departments, and other stakeholders understand the issues behind Latino participation in HIV prevention community planning, as well as increase Latino participation in the process. It is a compilation of information collected from a series of regional/national meetings, where Latino staff of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Technical Assistance (TA) Providers' Network for Community Planning facilitated...

Women and HIV/AIDS: Research and Clinical Trials 12/17/07

This tool provides information to women about HIV/AIDS research and clinical trials.

The following topics are addressed:

  • Women’s Interagency HIV Study—Designed to investigate the history and course of HIV infection in women
  • Clinical trials—Research studies designed to find out if new drugs, vaccines, or other treatments are safe and if they work
  • Microbicide research—Research studies on microbicides, which are gels, creams, or foams that are applied to prevent...

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