Mass Public Health Blog

Promoting public health & wellness in Massachusetts

Tag Archives: H1N1 flu

Weekly Report on H1N1 Influenza as of August 20, 2009 Posted on Aug 21

Weekly Report:  Download Weekly Report-8-20  (Download PDFWklyRept-8-20) This Week's Developments: On Monday, we had the unfortunate duty of announcing an H1N1-related death of a 26 year-old resident who had no known underlying health conditions.  The death of a young, healthy individual is a tragic reminder of the   …Continue Reading Weekly Report on H1N1 Influenza as of August 20, 2009

Federal Govt. Releases “Toolkit” for Business to Plan for H1N1 flu. Posted on Aug 19

Federal Govt. Releases “Toolkit” for Business to Plan for H1N1 flu.

Posted by: Tom Lyons, Department of Public Health Today three Obama Administration cabinet secretaries announced the release of a business toolkit to help with preparedness for H1N1 flu.  Cabinet secretaries Locke (Commerce), Sebelious (HHS) and Napolitano (Homeland Security) stressed the need for businesses to take   …Continue Reading Federal Govt. Releases “Toolkit” for Business to Plan for H1N1 flu.

Weekly Report on Novel H1N1 Influenza as of August 13, 2009. Posted on Aug 13

Weekly Report: Download Weekly Report 8-13-09  (Download PDFWeeklyRept) This Week's Developments: Yesterday, the Massachusetts Public Health Council (PHC) approved two sets of emergency regulations that will better protect Bay State health care workers and residents during the upcoming flu season. The first set of regulations require licensed   …Continue Reading Weekly Report on Novel H1N1 Influenza as of August 13, 2009.