In the wake of the Swine Flu outbreak, Transportation Secretary Aloisi says people should go about their normal daily activities including riding the MBTA or using the airline system, while also staying informed about how to stay healthy and protect themselves.
"People should feel safe and secure in the ability to take our subway system and our airline system,” Secretary Aloisi told the Metro.
Learn more about staying healthy from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health here.
Or check out a Department of Public Health fact sheet at the MBTA website.
The MBTA and the Executive Office of Transportation will remain in constant communication with state and federal public health officials on this issue.
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