Home Care for Pandemic Flu

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This eight-page illustrated handout educates people about home care in the event of a flu pandemic, which is when many people get sick or infected from a new flu (influenza) virus at the same time. It outlines how the flu is transmitted, and clarifies the difference between seasonal flu and pandemic flu. It contains a list of supplies to prepare for a flu pandemic, and provides guidelines to help people care for a loved one with pandemic flu. It identifies those symptoms for which a doctor should be called, clarifying those for which to call 911. The document includes recommendations to prevent the spread of flu virus to others.

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Health Information Translations
Medical Review:
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The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Resource developed in English and translated into other languages
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A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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Copyright:
In the Public Domain
Last Reviewed by Author(s):
12/1/2009
Record Last Updated:
10/23/2017

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