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One-stop access to U.S. Government H1N1, avian and pandemic flu information.

Updated Guidance for Institutions of Higher Education

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Updated Guidance for Businesses and Employers for the Fall Flu Season

New federal guidelines released to help employers and businesses prepare for and respond to the upcoming flu season. Read Transcript

Know What to Do About the Flu

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  • Cover your cough
  • Wash your hands frequently
  • If you have a fever, stay home for at least 24 hrs after that fever has ended
  • Get a vaccine when it becomes available

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Last revised: August 21, 2009