About Swine Influenza

The following information has been compiled for district and program staff by the National School Public Relations Association and the Pennsylvania School Public Relations Association about swine influenza communications.

Penn*LINK info for employees

The PA Department of Health will provide a daily update regarding swine flu via PENN*LINK and to school nurses across the Commonwealth, through their e-mail contacts. This information will also be listed on the School Health web site, www.health.state.pa.us/schoolhealth, under the Quick Link "What's New with School Health." If your school nurses do not receive information from the Department of Health, please have them contact c-paschool@state.pa.us with their name, school name, county and e-mail address.

Online Resources

The following are helpful online resources which provide more information about swine flu.  You may also want to contact your county health department for more localized information. 
· http://www.cdc.gov/swineflu/
· http://www.pandemicflu.gov/index.html
· U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services
· Update By Secretary Of Agriculture

Recommendations and Sample Communications

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