Health Information for Individuals and Communities

TO: NAN First Nations, Tribal Councils and NAN Members
FROM: Deputy Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler
UPDATE RE: H1N1 Influenza A Virus (Human Swine Influenza)

Thursday, April 30, 2009 as of 4:00 pm (EST)

As of April 30, 2009...

Ontario Health Plan for an Influenza Pandemic August 2008

20. Guidelines for First Nations Communities

With the exception of a few small outposts that isolated themselves, there was by early 1919 only one place the virus had missed.

The Great Influenza...

April 28, 2009 3:55 pm

For immediate release

(OTTAWA) Minister of Health Leona Aglukkaq and Chief Public Health Officer Dr. David Butler-Jones today provided an update to Canadians on further actions that have been taken by the Government of Canada in the...

As of April 27 2009, travellers from Canada are recommended to postpone elective or non-essential travel to Mexico until further notice.

For more information go to the Public Health Agency of Canada's information page...

Fact Sheet

The single best way to prevent seasonal flue is to get vaccinated each year, but good health habits like covering your cough and washing your hands often can help stop the spread of germs and prevent...

Website: www.publichealth.gc.ca

The Public Health Agency of Canada is operating a Public Enquiry Line:
8am to 8pm  seven days a week
1-800- 454-8302

Severe respiratory illness cases have been reported in some cities in Mexico.  In addition, the United States has reported cases of swine flue in California and Texas. It is not clear whether the cases in Mexico and the United States are related. Currently, there are no cases reported in...

This fact sheet provides guidelines on what health care providers need to know and may ask you to do during flu pandemic.

This fact sheet provides guidelines to help you and your family plan ahead for a flu pandemic.

An influenza (flu) pandemic spreads easily and rapidly through many countries and regions of the world.

Talk of an influenza pandemic has occupied the media of late. During the 20th century, the world faced three flu pandemics. The most deadly, the "Spanish Flu"...