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December 5, 2005

HHS: Checklist for states on bird flu planning

Filed under: Biosecurity,State and Local HLS — by Christian Beckner on December 5, 2005

The Department of Health and Human Services held a meeting today with state and local leaders to discuss what they need to be doing to prepare locally for avian flu. The news from the meeting is summarized in this Boston Globe piece.

This newly-released HHS checklist (pdf) is a useful overview of what state and local governments need to be doing to prepare.

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Pingback by Homeland Security Watch » Blog Archive » Businesses and the pandemic flu

December 17, 2005 @ 11:35 pm

[…] The CDC released a checklist for businesses late last week on what they need to do to prepare for the pandemic flu (following up on a similar checklist for state and local governments – discussed previously here). […]

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Pingback by Homeland Security Watch » Blog Archive » Pandemic flu preparedness: a personal guide

January 7, 2006 @ 6:27 pm

[…] The Dept. of Health and Human Services keeps up the good work at pandemicflu.gov, releasing guidelines yesterday for personal preparedness for the pandemic flu. This follows on guidelines released in December that explain what states and cities and also businesses need to do to prepare. […]

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