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ERIC Number: ED509206
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Mar-24
Pages: 34
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Preparing for the Flu (Including 2009 H1N1 Flu): A Communication Toolkit for Schools (Grades K-12)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The purpose of "Preparing for the Flu: A Communication Toolkit for Schools" is to provide basic information and communication resources to help school administrators implement recommendations from CDC's (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) Guidance for State and Local Public Health Officials and School Administrators for School (K-12) Responses to Influenza during the 2009-2010 School Year. This toolkit includes: (1) Questions and Answers about CDC's "Guidance for State and Local Public Health Officials and School Administrators for School (K-12) Responses to Influenza during the 2009-2010 School Year"; (2) 2 Fact Sheets to Inform Schools and Teachers, including: (a) "Action Steps for Schools to Prevent the Spread of Flu"; and (b) "Action Steps for Teachers to Prevent the Spread of Flu"; (3) 3 Fact Sheets to Inform Parents, including: (a) "Action Steps for Parents if School is Dismissed or Children are Sick and Must Stay Home"; (b) "Action Steps for Parents to Protect Your Child and Family from the Flu this School Year"; and (c) "Action Steps for Parents of Children at High Risk for Flu Complications"; (4) Information on Where to Find Posters for Schools about Flu Prevention; and (5) 2 Template Letters (or E-mails) for Schools to Send to Parents, including: (a) "Steps the School is Taking During Current Flu Conditions"; and (b) "Steps the School is Taking During More Severe Flu Conditions."
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333. Tel: 800-311-3435; Tel: 404-639-3311; Web site: http://www.cdc.gov
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: Administrators
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (DHHS/PHS)