Federal Government Declares Public Health Emergency Regarding H1N1 (Swine) Flu

The federal government has declared a public health emergency in the United States concerning H1N1 swine flu. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides “information to help health care providers, public health officials and the public address the challenges posed by this emergency. CDC is issuing and updating interim guidance daily in response to the rapidly evolving situation.” HIPAA.com recommends that you visit the CDC site, http://www.cdc.gov/h1n1flu, where you can get additional information and sign up for situation updates via email. Also, CDC posts emergency updates on Twitter at http://twitter.com/cdcemergency.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *