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CDC's interim guidance on H1N1

While the information contained in this news article was current and accurate when we posted it, it may not necessarily represent current WVOEMS policy or procedure. If you have any questions, please contact our office at 304-558-3956.

Posted: Thursday, April 30, 2009 2:10 PM

From: William D. Ramsey, MD
To: EMS Agency Officials, Regional Medical Directors, Regional Medical Command Centers

Attached is the latest guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention regarding the management of patients with confirmed or suspected swineorigin influenza A (H1N1) infection. The guidance outlines recommendations for EMS responders (including firefighters and law enforcement officers who respond to medical emergencies) and 9-1-1 Public Safety Answering Points when dealing with patients who may be infected or exposed to the H1N1 virus. Please take a few minutes and review this material and share with your staff and response partners.

Read the memorandum and included CDC release below in the attached PDF document.

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cdc flu guidance memo.pdf

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