Resources

School District (K–12) Pandemic Influenza Planning Checklist U.S. Department of Education; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2006

This checklist helps school districts to develop and improve plans to prepare for and respond to an influenza pandemic. Free online at http://www.pandemicflu.gov/planning-preparedness/school/index.html#checklists.

Business Pandemic Influenza Planning Checklist U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2006
The business checklist can help schools, as employers, identify important, specifi c activities they can do now to plan for a pandemic. Free online at
http://www.pandemicflu.gov/planning-preparedness/business/index.html#checklist.

Keeping our Children Safe and Secure: Pandemic Flu and Emergency Preparedness, Education News Parents Can Use TV Show U.S. Department of Education 2006
This episode of ED’s monthly TV show, which originally aired in October 2006, is focused on pandemic fl u and the ways schools, students, and parents can prepare for it. View an archived webcast online at http://www.ed.gov/news/av/video/edtv.

Influenza (Flu) Questions and Answers: Information for Schools U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2006
This fact sheet provides answers to commonly asked questions about seasonal fl u. It is designed for school administrators, teachers, health care staff, and parents.
Free online at http://www.cdc.gov/flu/school/qa.htm.

HHS Pandemic Influenza Plan U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 2006
This blueprint for pandemic influenza preparation and response provides guidance to national, state, and local policymakers and health departments (including school-based health facilities). Free online at http://www.hhs.gov/pandemicflu/plan.

Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for an Influenza Pandemic U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration 2007
This document provides guidance to employers and employees, including those in schools, for pandemic influenza planning and preparation in the workplace. It describes appropriate workplace practices and precautions based on workplace exposures. Free online athttp://www.osha.gov/Publications /OSHA3327pandemic.pdf.