Swine Flu part 2 – links to helpful resources for employers

April 29th, 2009 by Julie Ferguson

To follow up on my colleague Jon’s Monday post on Swine Flu Meets Workers Comp, we’ve compiled a list of swine flu news and planning resources for employers.
How Employers Should Respond to the Swine Flu Outbreak – the Workplace Safety Compliance Practice Group of the employment law firm Jackson Lewis suggests 8 steps for employers to take in responding to employee concerns.
PandemicFlu.gov – Workplace Planning – HHS and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have developed guidelines, including checklists, to assist businesses, industries, and other employers in planning for a pandemic outbreak as well as for other comparable catastrophes.
Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for an Influenza Pandemic – a new guide for employers from OSHA
CDC Swine Influenza – news, updates, and resources from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
WHO Swine Influenza – global updates and news from the World Health Organization.
MedlinePlus: Swine Flu – excellent page with news, articles and links to a variety of resources.
Taking Care of Yourself: What to Do if You Get Sick with Flu – from the CDC
Taking Care of a Sick Person in Your Home – from the CDC
Global disease alert map from HealthMap
H1N1 Swine Flu
News feeds
CDC Emergency Twitter feed
What’s new on the CDC Swine Flu page
CNN Health News
Y! Health Cold & Flu News

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